Field Guide
Appearance & Behavior

With its toothless jaws, long spindly legs, and three-toed feet, our new oviraptorosaur looks more like a bird than a typical dinosaur.
Evolutionary History

This bizarre dinosaur is unlike any other known to science. It represents a previously unknown species.
Ancient Environments

The oviraptorosaur’s world was lush and green. This warm, humid coastal plain was populated by a diverse assortment of animals.
Geography & Distribution

How can the fossils of oviraptorosaurs be found on two continents that today are separated by an ocean?
Research at CMNH

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is home to one of the world's finest collections of dinosaurs and other fossils.
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