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Siamotyrannus (meaning “Siamese Tyrant”) is a genus of metriacanthosauridae from the Early Cretaceous of Thailand. Siamese is the denonym for objects or people-or metriacanthosaurs- from Siam, the old kingdom in present-day Thailand. It was found in 1993 at the Phu Wiang 9 site by Somchai Traimwichanon. ¬†Three years later, in 1996, ¬†Eric Buffetaut and colleagues […]

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Kinnareemimus (meaning “Kinnaree Mimic”) is a genus of ornithomimid theropod of Early Cretaceous of Thailand. It is regarded by many as the earliest ornithomimid (but not the most basal). It was first described by Eric Buffetaut and others in 2009, the species being K. khonkaenensis. It was most likely an omnivorous genus. Like all ornithomimids, […]

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