What is scipionyx?


Scipionyx (pronounced "SHIH-pee-oh-nicks" or "ship-ee-OH-nicks") is a genus of compsognathid theropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Italy, around 113 million years ago.

Read more about Scipionyx.

Some articles on scipionyx:

Scipionyx - Paleobiology - Physiology - Growth
... The holotype of Scipionyx is a rare example of a non-avian theropod hatchling the most important other very young specimens are the chicks of Byronosaurus that however ... However, this does not imply Scipionyx was precocial as even with altricial birds this pelvis bone fully ossifies within a few days after hatching ...