Gallimimus was a omnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Gobi (Mongolia), Bayankhongor (Mongolia) and Republic of Karakalpakstan (Uzbekistan).

Quick facts about Gallimimus:

  • Existed from Turonian Age to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 25 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Gallimimus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska. 1966. Third (1965) Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition to the Gobi Desert and western Mongolia. Bulletin de l'Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Cl. II 14(4):249-252
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and K. Kowalski. 1965. Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions to the Gobi Desert in 1963 and 1964. Bulletin de l'Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Cl. II 13(3):175-179
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and R. Barsbold. 1972. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1967-1971. Palaeontologia Polonica 27:5-136