struthiomimus


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small light-boned toothless dinosaur resembling an ostrich in size and proportions

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The struthiomimus, which means "ostrich-mimic" because it was flightless but had feathers for show and warmth, was up to 8 feet tall and 12 feet long and roamed from what is now New Mexico to Canada, eating small animals and eggs.
There were 24 to 28 bones to each model, and some of the faux skeletons were life-size while others like the struthiomimus - an 8-foot long dinosaur said to be related to the ostrich - were on a smaller scale.