Shona Treanor

Joined: Oct 22, 2009 Last Active: Jun 29, 2020

Caudipteryx
Theropod dinosaur, Early Cretaceous, 1m long, China.
Ate plants and seeds, possibly small animals and insects. Was common.
Fossil feathers show large plumes on the arms and a large tail fan, but did not fly.
From 'Prehistoric Life' 2009 Douglas Palmer

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