Dimetrodon

About Dimetrodon

Dimetrodon is often confused with dinosaurs, and often appears along side them in pictures and museum displays. This animal's large sail was made up of tough skin that was supported by bone extensions of their vertebrae (backbone). Dimetrodon was carnivorous and an excellent hunter, often eating animals larger than itself.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Dimetrodon
How do I pronounce Dimetrodon?
Die-met-roe-don
What does the name Dimetrodon mean?
Two Types of Teeth
How long was Dimetrodon?
11.50 feet 3.50 meters
How heavy was Dimetrodon?
0.00 pounds 0.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Dimetrodon assigned to?
Synapsida (Pelycosauria)
What did Dimetrodon eat?
Large animals
How many years ago did Dimetrodon live?
280,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Dimetrodon live?
Early Permian
Where did Dimetrodon live?
Europe, North America
Dimetrodon Picture Image

Dimetrodon's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

Dimetrodon Map

Dimetrodon's size

0 kg
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