Deinocheirus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Gobi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Deinocheirus:

  • Existed from Upper Cretaceous Epoch to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Deinocheirus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and N. Dovchin. 1968. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1963-1965. Palaeontologia Polonica 19:7-29
  • M. Watabe and K. Tsogtbaatar. 2004. Report on the Japan-Mongolia Joint Paleontological Expedition to the Gobi desert, 2001. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 2:69-96