Name: Gobiraptor ‭(‬Gobi thief‭)‬.
Phonetic: Go-be-rap-tor.
Named By: Sungjin Lee,‭ ‬Yuong-Nam Lee,‭ ‬Anusuya Chinsamy,‭ ‬Junchang Lü,‭ ‬Rinchen Barsbold‭ & ‬Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Oviraptoridae.
Species: G.‭ ‬minutus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Unknown.
Size: Holotype roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬1.3‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Mongolia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nemegt Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and lower jaw.‭ ‬Partial post cranial skeleton including pelvis,‭ ‬caudal‭ (‬tail vertebra‭)‬,‭ ‬femur‭ (‬thigh‭)‬,‭ ‬foot bones,‭ ‬partial scapula‭ (‬shoulder‭) ‬and partial humerus‭ (‬upper arm bone‭)‬.

       Gobiraptor is a genus of oviraptorid dinosaur that lived in Mongolia towards the end of the Late Cretaceous.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new baby oviraptorid dinosaur‭ (‬Dinosauria:‭ ‬Theropoda‭) ‬from the Upper Cretaceous Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLOS ONE.‭ ‬14‭ (‬2‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sungjin Lee,‭ ‬Yuong-Nam Lee,‭ ‬Anusuya Chinsamy,‭ ‬Junchang Lü,‭ ‬Rinchen Barsbold‭ & ‬Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.


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