Zuolong was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Xinjiang (China).

Quick facts about Zuolong:

  • Existed from 163.5 million years ago to 157.3 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 Zuolong illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Zuolong was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. N. Choiniere and J. M. Clark. 2010. A basal coelurosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Late Jurassic (Oxfordian) of the Shishugou Formation in Wucaiwan, People's Republic of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(6):1773-1796