7500万年前のカナダに生息していた羽毛恐竜「オルニトミムス」。米映画『ジュラシック・パーク（Jurassic Park）』ではうろこに覆われた恐竜として描かれたが、最近見つかった化石から、羽毛や翼を持っていたことが分かった（2012年10月25日提供）。(c)AFP/UNiversity of Calgary/Julius Csotonyi ▼16Jul2014AFP｜【特集】古代生物図鑑 http://www.afpbb.com/articles/-/3002031
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Khaan mckennai was an oviraptorid from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia, about 75 million years ago. About 1.2m (4ft) long, it was initially identified as belonging to the genus “Ingenia” before being assigned its own unique name in 2001. Oviraptorids were members of the maniraptorans, closely related to birds and “raptors”. They were initially considered to be specialized egg-eaters due to an Oviraptor fossil discovered on top of a nest which was thought to belong to the ceratopsian…
Lacusovagus magnificens is a genus of azhdarchoid pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. It is based on SMNK PAL 4325, a partial upper jaw comprising sections of the skull in front of the eyes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacusovagus
Parasaurolophus -A herbivore from the Late Cretaceous Era (76-73 Million years ago). The Parasaurolophus is from the hadrosaurid family which is a very unique family of dinosaurs. Typically the dinosaurs from this group had strange shaped heads. The Parasaurolophus proves no different because it had a cranial crest which looked like a long curved tube projecting upwards and back from the skull. This could’ve been used for recognition of each other, loud unique sounds, and thermoregulation.