Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: gal-uh-MY-mus
- Translation: Chicken Mimic
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Family: Ornithomimidae
- Superfamily: Ornithomimosauria
- Height: 11 feet (3.4 meters)
- Weight: 260 pounds (118 kg)
- Length: 18 feet (5.5 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Found in southern Mongolia, Gallimimus is the largestornithomimid to be discovered, and the only one for which agood skull has been recovered. The skull reveals that Gallimimus'snout was like that of a modern-day goose -- flattened at the end.Its neck was long and mobile, suggesting the ostrich, which itresembles. Its hands were thin and probably too weak forstrong grasping.