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Shuvuuia
Dc card shuvu
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Name meaning

Desert Bird

Diet

Insectivore

Location

Asia

Birth type

Egg

Book appearances

Dinosaur Field Guide

Jurassic World Dinosaur Field Guide

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Shuvuuia is a genus of bird-like theropod dinosaur from the late Cretaceous period of Mongolia. It is a member of the family Alvarezsauridae, small coelurosaurian dinosaurs which are characterized by short but powerful forelimbs

specialized for digging. The type (and only known) species is Shuvuuia deserti, or "desert bird".[1] The name Shuvuuia is derived from the Mongolian word shuvuu (шувуу) meaning "bird".
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Shuvuuia has never appeared or mentioned in any Jurassic Park films or books, it has however appeared in the Dinosaur Field Guide as well as the Jurassic World Dinosaur Field Guide.
Shuuuvia

Dinosaur Field Guide Artwork