Fossils reveal flightless raptor preyed on flying dinosaurs

What you eat tells a lot about one’s lifestyle. This is especially true in the animal kingdom and interestingly important for extinct species we know little about.
Recent finds of two large compsognathid Sinocalliopteryx gigas in China’s Liaoning province by a paleontology team from the University of Alberta have drawn conclusions that this species was a stealthy hunter based on what they found in the dinosaurs’ bellies.
The fossils of two Sinocalliopteryx paint a picture of how this wolf-sized, raptor-like dinosaur hunted and tells a lot about the species’ prowess.

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