Microraptor Animal Pictures

Microraptor

Microraptor 3D illustration on white background

Microraptor 3D illustration on white background
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Microraptors was characterized by its small size and four wings.

3D rendering of a microraptor on white background

3D rendering of a microraptor on white background
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Named after their small size, microraptors were 2-3 feet long and weighed less than 3 pounds.

3D rendering of a microraptor standing on a white background

3D rendering of a microraptor standing on a white background
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Microraptor had four wings and long flight feathers on its wings and legs, though it probably only had limited flight ability.

3D rendering of a microraptor in profile on a white background

3D rendering of a microraptor in profile on a white background
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Microraptors had serrated and non-serrated teeth, which indicates that they were carnivores.

Artist rendering of a microraptor flying over tree tops

Artist rendering of a microraptor flying over tree tops
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Initially, scientists believed that microraptors could only glide, though now believe that they could fly to some extent.