Plateosaurus

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Plateosaurus:



Name Meaning : Flay Lizard
Period: Late Triassic
Family Group: Sauropodamorpha
Diet: Plants and Some Animals
Size : 26 feet long
Fossil Found: Germany France , Switzerland and Greenland 1837


Plateosaurus


Plateosaurus facts

"Plateosaurus" os the most famous of the prosauropod's which was the first giant sauropod . Its skull was long and its teeth were designed for eating plants , but they were thick enough for the occasional meal of small animals . Several skulls had the same bones that are found in living raptors which help the animal to focus their eyes . It had large claws and its hind limbs were large and strong enough to support its heavy body when the it reared up on two legs..

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