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PhBP Po10BP

A late type of Alvarezsaur, showing that this type of dinosaur survived into the late Cretaceous.

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Classification[]

  • Family Alvarezsauridae (Alvarezsaurs)- Small (0.5-2.5 m) bipedal feathered dinosaurs known from Asia, North and South America. They had a bird-like skull, tiny teeth-carrying jaws, typical robust but considerably abbreviated forearms, and one of their manual digits that developed massive phalanges including enormous claw. They may have fed on colonial insects such as termites.
    • Species Bonapartenykus ultimus

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Eggs Found (2012)[]

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