Skip to comments.New oviraptorosaur species discovered in Mongolia
Posted on 02/16/2019 4:24:42 PM PST by SunkenCiv
A new oviraptorosaur species from the Late Cretaceous was discovered in Mongolia... Oviraptorosaurs were a diverse group of feathered, bird-like dinosaurs from the Cretaceous of Asia and North America. Despite the abundance of nearly complete oviraptorosaur skeletons discovered in southern China and Mongolia, the diet and feeding strategies of these toothless dinosaurs are still unclear. In this study, Lee and colleagues described an incomplete skeleton of an oviraptorosaur found in the Nemegt Formation of the Gobi desert of Mongolia.
The new species, named Gobiraptor minutus, can be distinguished from other oviraptorosaurs in having unusual thickened jaws. This unique morphology suggests that Gobiraptor used a crushing feeding strategy, supporting previous hypotheses that oviraptorosaurs probably fed on hard food items such as eggs, seeds or hard-shell mollusks. Histological analyses of the femur revealed that the specimen likely belonged to a very young individual.
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Does it taste like chicken?
Yes, but then you're hungry again 30 minutes later.
That is chinese food you are thinking about not chicken.cute little things. Wish I had some yo run around the yard.
#4. Should have ordered egg rolls with it. Helps fill up the stomach.
The joke is that it’s from Mongolia.
Imagine a yard full of them running around eating the neighbor kids. I think I watch too many movies.
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