Allosaurus

 

Allosaurus

Allosaurus

How to say it al-oh-saw-russ

What it means “other lizard”

Named by Marsh (1877)

Where found US, Tanzania

Length 10m

Height 5m

Weight 2 tonnes

How it moved on two legs

Teeth dagger-like, serrated edges

Type of feeder carnivorous

Food Stegosaurus, Diplodocus

When it lived 153-145m years ago (Late Jurassic)

Dinosaur order saurischian (lizard-hipped)

Other info the teeth (5-10cm long) curved backwards to prevent prey from escaping its jaws.

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Published in: on April 22, 2009 at 3:24 PM  Comments Off on Allosaurus  
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