Definitions

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  • n. Any member of the Ornithomimidae.

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  • n. lightly built medium-sized dinosaur having extremely long limbs and necks with small heads and big brains and large eyes

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Examples

  • These physical similarities suggest that Effigia and the ornithomimid dinosaurs evolved similarly during two different eras, the scientists say.

    The "Ostrich Dinosaur Body Plan" has Evolved ... Twice! - The Panda's Thumb

  • Extreme convergence in the body plans of an early suchian (Archosauria) and ornithomimid dinosaurs (Theropoda).

    Hairy Museum of Natural History

  • Composed entirely of juveniles of a single species of ornithomimid dinosaur (Sinornithomimus dongi), the herd suggests that immature individuals were left to fend for themselves when adults were preoccupied, perhaps with nesting or brooding.

    Livescience.com

  • What makes them particularly interesting is the fact that they’ve been identified as belong to an ornithomimid (Brokenshire & Clarke 1993): a theropod clade (often known as ostrich dinosaurs) otherwise restricted to the Cretaceous.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Composed entirely of juveniles of a single species of ornithomimid dinosaur (

    Mr. Barlow's Blog

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