Deinocheirusis regarded as one of the most peculiar species of dinosaur. The true identity of this bizarre creature was a mystery for over four decades. However, at 36 ft long,Deinocheirusis now known to be the largest of the so-called ‘ostrich dinosaurs’. It lived in Mongolia during the Late Cretaceous, 70 million years ago.
Scientific Name:Deinocheirus mirificus
Characteristics:Deinocheiruswas an unusual, two-legged dinosaur with a small head, a humped back, and a long tail. The end of its skull expanded into a flattened ‘bill’ and its teeth suggest that it may have been an omnivore. The tip of its tail may have had a tuft of feathers and its body may have been covered in downy fuzz.
Size and Color:This figure is 7.75 inches long and 3 inches high. It is adorned in a light brown and cream plumage.
The Deinocheirus is part of the Wild Safari® Prehistoric World collection