Sinocalliopteryx

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Sinocalliopteryx:


Name Meaning : Chinese Beautiful feather
Period: Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Theropoda
Diet : Meat
Size : 8 feet
Fossil found: China 2007


Sinocalliopteryx


Sinocalliopteryx facts

This Chinese dinosaur was not a flying feathered theropod that lived in the cretaceous but belonged to a group that began in the belonged to a group that began in the Jurassic . It had no true flight feathers but it had primitive feathers on its ankles . One specimen had the leg of another theropod inside its stomach area . Perhaps this dinosaur ate other smaller feathered dinosaurs 
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