Shona Treanor

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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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