Fossils from this Therapod Dinosaur are not very common... in fact.. they are more RARE than T-Rex Fossils. It was characterized by a beak, long arms ending in powerful claws, long, slender toes and a tall, rounded cassowary-like crest or casque. In life, the animal was about 9.5 feet long and stood over 6 feet tall. It had an estimated weight of about 110 pounds. It probably ate small reptiles and mammals, as well as plants, eggs and insects.
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Geologic Age: Cretaceous
Stratigraphic detail: Hell Creek Formation
Location: Carter County, Montana
Description: This is a Center Foot Metatarsal from a Chirostenotes Foot... It is missing the very tip of the bone.. there have been a few crack fills.. this specimen measures just under 5" long.
Chirostenotes Metatarsal 1 Price $125.00