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Heterodontosaurus

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Pronounced
HET-er-oh-DON’T-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
different-teeth lizard
Length
  1.2m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(205  million years ago)
Found in
Lesotho, South Africa

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Heterodontosauridae, Heterodontosaurus
Named by
Crompton and Charig (1962)
Type species
tucki