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Eoraptor

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Pronounced
EE-oh-RAP-tor
Meaning of name
early plunderer
Length
  1m
Height
  1m
Weight
200kg
Teeth
small, razor-sharp, backward-curving teeth
Diet
carnivorous
Food
vertebrates
How it moved
on 2 legs
When it lived
Late Triassic
(228  million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Eoraptor
Named by
Sereno, Forster, Rogers and Monetta (1993)
Type species
lunensis