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meaning: "After the first spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism"
Named By: Mark Norell et al. in 2009
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 70 Ma
Location: Mongolia, Nemegt Formation
Size: Up to 3 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Skull and partial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Troodontidae |

Zanabazar is an extinct genus of troodontid theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. The genus was originally named by Rinchen Barsbold as a species of Saurornithoides, S. junior. In 2009 it was reclassified as its own genus, named after the first spiritual figurehead of Tibetan buddhism, Zanabazar. The holotype, GIN 100-1, includes a skull, vertebrae, and right hindlimb. Zanabazar was one of the most derived troodontids, and the second largest after Troodon.

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