Friday, February 12, 2010

Alectrosaurus Dinosaur


Alectrosaurus was Tyrannosauridae Mongolian Late Cretaceous (Coniacian (89.3 at
85.8 million years) to Maastrichtian (70.6 to 65.5 million years)), discovered
in 1923.

Alioramus was cohabiting with another Tyrannosauridae smaller.

Alectrosaurus was of medium height, he measured 6 feet long.

He had fairly short arms, his humerus was very strong and the claws of his hand
was broad, as in Therizinosauridae.

Its name means isolated Reptile

Period: Cretaceous (- 144 M.A. at - 65 M.A.)

Size: 6 m long, 2 meters high, 1.5 tonne

Habitat: Asia (China, Mongolia)

Diet: carnivorous

Inventory of fossil found

Bones of the hand, ankle and foot, femur, tibia, fibula.