About Ornithosuchus

Ornithosuchus was discovered and named by Henry Huxley in 1877. Ornithosuchus means "Bird Crocodile." Huxley saw many features in Ornithosuchus that resemble both crocodiles and modern birds. While Ornithosuchus is probably not an ancestor to crocodiles or birds, it was closely related. Ornithosuchus could walk on all fours, or if in a hurry, it could stand up and run on its hind legs.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
How do I pronounce Ornithosuchus?
What does the name Ornithosuchus mean?
Bird Crocodile
How long was Ornithosuchus?
6.50 feet 2.00 meters
How heavy was Ornithosuchus?
0.00 pounds 0.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Ornithosuchus assigned to?
What did Ornithosuchus eat?
Medium-sized animals
How many years ago did Ornithosuchus live?
200,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Ornithosuchus live?
Middle Triassic
Where did Ornithosuchus live?
Ornithosuchus Picture Image

Ornithosuchus's Time

Years Ago

Ornithosuchus Map

Ornithosuchus's size

0 kg
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