'Lesotho lizard'

10kg, 1.0m-long

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Lesotho

Period: Early Jurassic, 213-200 million years ago

Teeth: small grinding teeth

How it moved: on 2 legs

Food: plant material

This dinosaur was small and agile and had 5 fingers on each 'hand', although these were probably not well adapted for grasping.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia

Named by: Galton (1978)

Type species: diagnosticus


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