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Xu Xing is a famed Chinese paleontologist who has named many dinosaurs, including the new Jurassic Ceratopsian Yinlong, the feathered relative of TyrannosaurusGuanlong, the unusual Gigantoraptor, and the "sleeping dragon" Mei long. He was born in Xin Jiang, China, in 1969. A graduate from the department of geology of Peking University, he is currently a research fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.
Xu Xing is also a writer and a cinema director. Born in 1969 he was obliged to move abroad as exponent of a new generation.