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- proper noun A
Cretaceous dinosaurbelieved capable of running very fast.
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In fact, the majority of feathered dinosaurs found so far belong to the group called coelurosaurs, which also counts the film's Tyrannosaurus and Gallimimus as members.
Three months and a billion bytes later, ILM computers produced a 10-foot Gallimimus.
Simulating the perspective of two cameras, they then replicated the Gallimimus 10 more times.
I learned, after watching the film, that my two favorite dinosaur scenes — the fleeing herd of Gallimimus, and the final attack of Tyrannosaurus upon the last two Velociraptors — were entirely computer-generated.
The smaller species care for and help each other — down to such subtle details as experienced elders keeping young Gallimimus in the safer center of the fleeing herd.
With an estimated body mass of almost 1400 lbs. (626 kg), Beishanlong is one of the largest ornithomimosaurs yet described, rivaling the Late Cretaceous ornithomimosaur Gallimimus in size.