|How to Say:||Or-nith-owe-less-teez|
|Name Meaning:||Bird robber|
|First Discovered:||In 1900, a skeleton with a crushed skull of a Ornitholestes was found in Wyoming|
|Size:||6-7 Feet Long|
|How Old:||154 Million Years Ago in the Jurassic Period|
|Habitat:||Found in Wyoming|
|Diet:||Small reptiles and birds|
4 Quick Facts about the Ornitholestes
- The Ornitholestes is thought to have eaten eggs from the nest of birds.
- The Ornitholestes had long hind legs that made it a fast runner.
- The claws of the Ornitholestes consisted of four fingers, which one finger was very small.
- The long tail of the Ornitholestes helped it to maintain balance while running at fast speeds
Take My Ornitholestes Quiz
True or False:There has only been one single partial skeleton of a Ornitholestes ever found.
(Hover over your answer and I will let you know if you are right or wrong)