Dinilysia

About Dinilysia

Snakes are among the most successful type of animal to have ever lived on Earth. They have changed very little since they first evolved 65 million years ago. The first known snake to have appeared on Earth was Dinilysia. It is believed that Dinilysia probably ate smaller animals after strangling them to death, in a similiar manner as modern day pythons. Today there are over 3,000 differnt types of snakes, living on almost every continent and island around the globe.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Dinilysia
How do I pronounce Dinilysia?
Die-nill-iz-ee-ah
What does the name Dinilysia mean?
Two Flowers
How long was Dinilysia?
6.00 feet 1.80 meters
How heavy was Dinilysia?
0.00 pounds 0.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Dinilysia assigned to?
Reptilia
What did Dinilysia eat?
Small animals
How many years ago did Dinilysia live?
65,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Dinilysia live?
Late Cretaceous
Where did Dinilysia live?
South America
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Dinilysia's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

Dinilysia Map

Dinilysia's size

0 kg
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