Largest of the ornithomimosaurids, Gallimimus
had a long snout with a flat end, large eyes, and long, toothless
jaws. This dinosaur also had weak hands with four fingers that
could grab objects, such as eggs. It was one of the fastest of the
dinosaurs and was capable of speeds exceeding 25 MPH.
75 - 70MYA, Late Cretaceous period.
- Gobi desert, Mongolia.
- Gallimimus fed on small vertebrates, eggs and insects.
Reached lengths up to 17ft (5m).
- 2 US tons.