Oksoko

Name: Oksoko ‭(‬named after Öksökö,‭ ‬a three headed eagle in Altaic mythology‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ok-so-ko.
Named By: G.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Funston,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Tsogtbaatar,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Tsogtbaatar,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Kobayashi,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Sullivan‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda, Oviraptosauria.
Species: O.‭ ‬avarsan‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Roughly estimated at about‭ ‬1.2-1,2‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Mongolia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nemegt Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeletons of more than one individual.

       Oksoko is a genus of oviraptorid dinosaur that lived in Asia during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new two-fingered dinosaur sheds light on the radiation of Oviraptorosauria.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Royal Society Open Science.‭ ‬7‭ (‬10‭)‬:‭ ‬201184.‭ ‬-‭ ‬G.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Funston,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Tsogtbaatar,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Tsogtbaatar,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Kobayashi,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Sullivan‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.



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