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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 84–75Ma
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Nesting C. osmolskae specimen nicknamed "Big Mamma", housed at the AMNH
Scientific classification

Citipati (pronounced in Hindi, meaning 'funeral pyre lord') is a genus of oviraptorid theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of what is now Mongolia.

The type species, Citipati osmolskae, was described in 2001. A second, as yet unnamed species may also exist. Citipati is often confused with the similar Oviraptor

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Citipati osmolskae para niños

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