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Sarcosaurus

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A partial pelvis (hip), femur and vertebrae (backbone) belonging to Sarcosaurus have been found.

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Pronounced
sahr-koh-sore-us
Meaning of name
flesh lizard
Length
  3m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(202 - 195 million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Sarcosaurus
Named by
Andrews (1921)
Type species
woodi