'other lizard'

2000kg, 12.0m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Portugal, USA

Period: Late Jurassic, 156-144 million years ago

Teeth: dagger-like with serrated edges

How it moved: on 2 legs

Food: Stegosaurus , Diplodocus and others

The teeth of Allosaurus were 5-10cm long and curved backwards to prevent prey from escaping.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Allosauridae

Named by: Marsh (1877)

Type species: fragilis


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