Turkey Mimicers are one of the last dinosaurs alive today, evolving from a group of troodons that survived extinction of most non-avian dinosaurs. They replaced the extinct oviraptor-grouped dinosaurs which perished in the Late Cretaceous. They resemble a hybrid between an extinct caudipteryx and a modern Western Wounder. They have their toothy snouts replaced by a beak with two remaining canine teeth in its upper jaw, much like what happened to the ancestors of the extinct oviraptor-grouped dinosaurs. Turkey mimicers are mostly herbivorous, feeding on mostly grass, leaves, berries, seeds, ferns, cycads, and horsetails, but can also feed on insects, shellfish, fish, small frogs, small reptiles, eggs, small mammals, and carrion to supplement their diet. There are more than 300 species of turkey mimicers, ranging from chicken-size to the size of a prehistoric Gigantoraptor. All of the known species of turkey mimicers are peaceful towards humans (and dylanuses), and all of the known turkey mimicers are tolerating human activities and are adapting to human settlements.
Turkey Mimicer

This species of turkey mimicer, the Darwin's speedster turkey mimicer, is found in California, Nevada, Oregon, and Arizona.

Turkey Mimicer
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
  • Domain: Eukarya
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Subphylum: Vertebrata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Clade: Dinosauria
  • Order: Saurischia
  • Suborder: Theropoda
  • Family: Troodontidae
  • Subfamily: Neoviraptorida
Turkey Mimicer Sounds

Turkey Mimicer Sounds

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