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Mononykus Desert Accessory Pack (Beasts of Mesozoic)

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Beasts of the Mesozoic Mononykus Desert Accessory Pack

Beasts of the Mesozoic Mononykus Desert Accessory Pack Manufacturer Information:

Desert Environment Accessory Pack w/ Mononykus o. 1/6th scale Dinosaur Action Figure Set

The Desert environment accessory pack includes one 6 long Mononykus olecranus action figure featuring seven points of articulation with foot base, one over-sized main base, various diorama parts, a small posing rod and a deluxe raptor jumping rod. Main base is designed to fit with existing deluxe raptor bases. Diorama accessories and posing rods are interchangeable between all Beasts of the Mesozoic: Raptor Series accessory packs and deluxe figure bases.

Recommended for ages 15 and up (contains small parts)

Mononykus Information:

Mononykus is an extinct genus of small theropod dinosaur that belongs to the group of dinosaurs known as Alvarezsaurs. These dinosaurs lived during the Late Cretaceous period, around 80 million years ago. Mononykus was discovered in Mongolia and has become an important specimen in the study of early bird and theropod evolution.

Here are some key points of information about Mononykus:

Size and Appearance: Mononykus was a relatively small dinosaur, measuring about 3 to 4 feet (1 to 1.2 meters) in length. It had a slender body with long hind limbs, short forelimbs, and large curved claws on its hands, which were likely used for digging.

Specialized Features: One of the most distinctive features of Mononykus was its highly modified forelimbs. The forelimbs were much smaller than the hind limbs and had a single large, specialized claw on each hand. These claws were likely used for digging, and it is believed that Mononykus was adapted to a burrowing or digging lifestyle.

Burrowing Behavior: Mononykus is often considered to be an early example of a dinosaur that adopted a burrowing or digging lifestyle. Its powerful forelimbs with large claws suggest that it may have used its arms to excavate burrows, possibly for shelter or searching for food.

Diet: The exact diet of Mononykus is not entirely clear, but it is believed to have been a carnivorous dinosaur. Its small size and sharp claws may have been useful for capturing and manipulating small prey, such as insects, small mammals, or other small vertebrates.

Relationships and Classification: Mononykus belongs to the Alvarezsauroidea group of dinosaurs, a diverse group of small theropods characterized by their specialized claws and possible insectivorous or omnivorous diets. Within the Alvarezsauroidea, Mononykus is classified in the family Alvarezsauridae.

Discovery: Mononykus was first discovered in the early 1990s in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. Its name "Mononykus" comes from the Greek words "monos" (meaning "single") and "onyx" (meaning "claw"), referring to the single large claw on each hand.

Hand Painted. Product Material: PVC

Product Code: #50602

by Beasts of the Mesozoic

Manufacturer Age Recommendation: 15+ Years

Beasts of the Mesozoic - Mononykus Desert Accessory Pack #50602

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