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

Quick facts about Sinornithosaurus:

  • Existed from Hauterivian Age to Aptian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Sinornithosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and X.-L. Wang. 1999. A dromaeosaurid dinosaur with a filamentous integument from the Yixian Formation of China. Nature 401:262-266
  • X. Wang and X. Xu. 2001. A new iguanodontid (Jinzhousaurus yangi gen. et sp. nov.) from the Yixian Formaton of western Liaoning, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 46(19):1669-1672