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

Quick facts about Heyuannia:

  • Existed from 72.1 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Heyuannia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. Lü. 2003. A new oviraptorosaurid (Theropoda: Oviraptorosauria) from the Late Cretaceous of southern China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(4):871-875