Protoavis was a (unknown). It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Texas.

Quick facts about Protoavis:

  • Existed from Norian Age to 208.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Protoavis was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • S. Chatterjee. 1985. Postosuchus, a new thecodontian reptile from the Triassic of Texas and the origin of tyrannosaurs . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 309(1139):395-460