Oviraptor was a omnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Batken Region (Kyrgyzstan) and Ömnögovi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Oviraptor:

  • Existed from Coniacian Age to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Oviraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • W. Granger and W. K. Gregory. 1923. Protoceratops andrewsi, a pre-ceratopsian dinosaur from Mongolia, with an appendix on the structural relationships of the Protoceratops beds. American Museum Novitates 72:1-9
  • A. N. Riabinin. 1937. O nakhodke shlemonosnykh form Dinosauria verkhnemelovykh otlozheniyakh yuzhnogo Kazakhstana [The discovery of crested forms of Upper Cretaceous dinosaurs in southern Kazakhstan]. Priroda 1937(9):91