Chilantaisaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Zhejiang (China) and Inner Mongolia (China).

Quick facts about Chilantaisaurus:

  • Existed from Turonian Age to 83.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Chilantaisaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Dong. 1979. Cretaceous dinosaurs of Hunan, China. Mesozoic and Cenozoic Red Beds of South China: Selected Papers from the "Cretaceous-Tertiary Workshop", Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology & Nanjing Institute of Paleontology (eds.), Science Press, Nanxiong, China
  • S.-Y. Hu. 1964. [Carnosaurian remains from Alashan, Inner Mongolia]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 8(1):42-63