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Sinosauropteryx


Sinosauropteryx
‘Chinese lizard wing’) Carnivore Cretaceous period, 135-120 MYA Found in: China Lived in: Lakes Dino skill Sinosauropteryx had a strong stomach – poisonous small mammals were to be found on its menu. Killer rating: 3/5 Speed: 3/5 Defence: 2/5 Sinosauropteryx Fossil finds Fossil evidence like this showed scientists that Sinosauropteryx had feathers Camoufl age The feathers might also have been used for camouflage.

Hatching young Sinosauropteryx was able to lay two eggs at a time, which it would sit on to incubate until they hatched Insulation Feathers covered the body of Sinosauropteryx, providing insulation to keep this reptile warm, meaning it may have been warm-blooded Bird-like Sinosauropteryx is the earliest known bird-like dinosaur Striped tail Feathers on its tail were bands of orange and white.


Sinosauropteryx