Lesothosaurus

About Lesothosaurus

A tiny cat-sized dinosaur by the name of Lesothosaurus lived around 210 million years ago in Africa and South America. Some paleontologists, or dinosaur experts, believe that Lesothosaurus was the ancestor of many later bird-footed dinosaurs such as Iguanodon. A bird-footed dinosaur is a dinosaur with hind-legs that resemble those of modern day birds. Many scientists believe that birds actually evolved from dinosaurs. Lesothosaurus had long hind legs, and short, stubby front arm-like legs. It is believed that this dinosaur was a very fast runner.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Lesothosaurus
How do I pronounce Lesothosaurus?
Le-soe-toe-sore-uss
What does the name Lesothosaurus mean?
Lesotho Lizard
How long was Lesothosaurus?
3.00 feet 1.00 meters
How heavy was Lesothosaurus?
8.00 pounds 3.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Lesothosaurus assigned to?
Ornithopoda
What did Lesothosaurus eat?
Plants
How many years ago did Lesothosaurus live?
205,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Lesothosaurus live?
Late Triassic / Early Jurassic
Where did Lesothosaurus live?
Lesotho, Africa, South America
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Lesothosaurus's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

Lesothosaurus Map

Lesothosaurus's size

0 kg
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