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Yutyrannus huali (Beasts of Mesozoic)

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Beasts of the Mesozoic Yutyrannus huali

Beasts of the Mesozoic Yutyrannus huali Manufacturer Information:

Yutyrannus huali 1/18th scale Dinosaur Action Figure

Figure measures 16? long and features 22 points of articulation, interchangeable lower legs, bendable tail end and detailed base. Featuring package art by Shannon Beaumont.

Yutyrannus huali Information:

Yutyrannus huali is a species of theropod dinosaur that lived during the Early Cretaceous period, approximately 125 million years ago. The name "Yutyrannus" is derived from Mandarin Chinese and translates to "feathered tyrant," while "huali" means "beautiful."

Here are some key facts and information about Yutyrannus huali:

Size: Yutyrannus huali was a relatively large dinosaur, measuring about 30 feet (9 meters) in length and weighing around 1.5 tons. It was one of the largest known feathered dinosaurs.

Feathers: One of the most remarkable features of Yutyrannus huali is that it is the largest dinosaur species confirmed to have been feathered. The discovery of this dinosaur provided crucial evidence that some of the theropod dinosaurs, including early tyrannosaurs, had feathers rather than just scales.

Discovery: The first remains of Yutyrannus huali were discovered in northeastern China in 2012. Three nearly complete fossil specimens were found, including an adult and two juveniles. These fossils were found in the Yixian Formation in Liaoning Province, an area famous for preserving many feathered dinosaur fossils.

Theropod Classification: Yutyrannus huali belongs to the group of theropod dinosaurs, which are characterized by their bipedal stance and sharp, serrated teeth. Notably, it is a member of the tyrannosauroid family, which includes the later, more well-known tyrannosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex.

Paleoenvironment: During the Early Cretaceous, the region where Yutyrannus lived was a forested environment with a temperate climate. The presence of feathers on this dinosaur suggests that it may have been adapted to cope with cooler temperatures.

Hunting and Behavior: As a theropod dinosaur, Yutyrannus was likely a carnivorous predator, preying on smaller dinosaurs and other animals. Its large size and sharp teeth would have made it a formidable hunter.

The discovery of Yutyrannus huali has significantly contributed to our understanding of dinosaur evolution, particularly regarding the presence of feathers in theropods and the evolution of early tyrannosaurs. It also sheds light on the diversity of feathered dinosaurs that existed during the Cretaceous period.

Hand Painted. Product Material: PVC

Product Code: #28744

by Beasts of the Mesozoic

Manufacturer Age Recommendation: 15+ Years

Beasts of the Mesozoic - Yutyrannus huali #28744

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