Aurornis was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Hebei (China).

All these Aurornis pictures were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Aurornis was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and Q. Zhao. 2009. A new feathered maniraptoran dinosaur fossil that fills a morphological gap in avian origin. Chinese Science Bulletin 54(3):430-435