Tsaagan

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Tsaagan
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
(unranked): Coelurosauria
Family: Dromaeosauridae
Subfamily: Velociraptorinae
Genus: Tsaagan
Binomial name
Tsaagan mangas
Norell et al., 2006

Tsaagan meaning "white" was a dinosaur related to Velociraptor. It was in the family Dromaeosauridae. It lived in Asia about 75 million years ago. When it was discovered, it was thought to be a species of the very similar Velociraptor. After a CAT-scan in May 1998 they found out that that it represented a new genus. In 2010 it was discovered that it was closely related to Linheraptor.