Yutyrannus 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 Yutyrannus:

  • Existed from 129.4 million years ago to Aptian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Yutyrannus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and K. Wang. 2012. A gigantic feathered dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Nature 484:92-95