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meaning: "Ostrich mimic"
Named By: Henry Fairfield Osborn in 1917
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 77 Ma
Location: Canada, Alberta - Dinosaur Park Formation and Horseshoe Canyon Formation. USA - Hell Creek Formation
Size: 4.3 meters long, 1.4 meters high at the hip
Diet: Uncertain but possibly an omnivore
Fossil(s): Many individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Ornithomimidae |
Also known as: | Ornithomimus altus | Ornithomimus sedens |

Struthiomimus (meaning "ostrich mimic", from the Greek stroutheios/stroutheios meaning "of the ostrich" and mimos/mimos meaning "mimic" or "imitator") is a genus of ornithomimid dinosaurs from the late Cretaceous of North America. Ornithomimids were long-legged, bipedal, ostrich-like dinosaurs with toothless beaks. The type species, Struthiomimus altus, is one of the more common small dinosaurs found in Dinosaur Provincial Park; its abundance suggests that these animals were herbivores or omnivores rather than pure carnivores.

Read more about Struthiomimus at Wikipedia
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