Albertonykus was a carnivore/insectivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada).

Quick facts about Albertonykus:

  • Existed from 70.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

All the Albertonykus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Albertonykus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. J. Currie. 2000. Possible evidence of gregarious behavior in tyrannosaurids. Gaia 15:271-277