Staurikosaurus

About Staurikosaurus

Staurikosaurus is one of the earliest known dinosaurs. This ancient predator was discovered in what is now modern day Brazil. Like other Theropods, Staurikosaurus had evolved to walk and run on its hind legs (bipedally). This man size animal probably hunted smaller animals as well as young animals and possibly eggs.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Staurikosaurus
How do I pronounce Staurikosaurus?
Store-ick-owe-sore-uss
What does the name Staurikosaurus mean?
Southern Cross Reptile
How long was Staurikosaurus?
6.50 feet 2.00 meters
How heavy was Staurikosaurus?
33.00 pounds 15.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Staurikosaurus assigned to?
Theropoda
What did Staurikosaurus eat?
Smaller animals
How many years ago did Staurikosaurus live?
220,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Staurikosaurus live?
Late Triassic
Where did Staurikosaurus live?
South America
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Staurikosaurus's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

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Staurikosaurus's size

0 kg
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