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meaning: "After a giant bronze automaton from Greek Mythology"
Named By: Lindsay E. Zanno, David J. Varricchio, Patrick M. O'Connor, Alan L. Titus & Michael J. Knell in 2011
Time Period: Campanian, 75.95 Ma
Location: USA, Utah - Kaiparowits Formation
Size: Roughly estimated at about 2 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains including rear limbs, partial pelvis, vertebrae and a forelimb bone
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Troodontidae |

Talos is an extinct genus of carnivorous bird-like theropod dinosaur, an advanced troodontid which lived during the late Cretaceous period (late Campanian, about 75.95 Ma) in what is now Utah, United States.

Read more about Talos at Wikipedia
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