About Cynognathus

Cynognathus, an early mammal-like animal, would have looked a lot like a dog. Its name means dog jaw, because its mouth contained three distinct types of teeth, unlike reptiles whose teeth are usually all one uniform size. It is believed that modern day mammals probably descended from Cynognathus.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
How do I pronounce Cynognathus?
What does the name Cynognathus mean?
Dog Jaw
How long was Cynognathus?
3.00 feet 1.00 meters
How heavy was Cynognathus?
0.00 pounds 0.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Cynognathus assigned to?
Synapsida (Cynodontia)
What did Cynognathus eat?
Smaller animals
How many years ago did Cynognathus live?
240,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Cynognathus live?
Early Triassic
Where did Cynognathus live?
Africa, South America
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Cynognathus's Time

Years Ago

Cynognathus Map

Cynognathus's size

0 kg
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