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

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

Beipiaosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and X. Zheng. 2009. A new feather type in a nonavian theropod and the early evolution of feathers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(3):832-834