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

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

Dilong was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z.-H. Zhou and X.-L. Wang. 2000. A new species of Caudipteryx from the Yixian Formation of Liaoning, northeast China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 38(2):111-127
  • X. Xu and M. A. Norell. 2004. Basal tyrannosauroids from China and evidence for protofeathers in tyrannosauroids. Nature 431:680-684