Nomingia

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Nomingia:




Name Meaning: From Nomingin ( Bobi Desert )
Period : Late Cretaceous
Family Group: Theropoda
Diet : Meat
Size : 5.5 feet
Fossil found: Mongolia 2000


Nomingia


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This theropod was the first dinosaur found with a pagnostyle - a group of fused vertebrae that formed the base for a fan of tail feathers . This fan could have been made of ornamental feathers or feathers that controlled flight . Tail fans were particularly important while flying at how speeds and during landing . However , Nomingia's tail fan was too big be used for flying , so it tail feathers were probably ornamental . 
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