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Name:Velocisaurus

Item No:RC16113D

Product Size:22,3cm x 8cm x 12,5 cm (l x w x h)

Scientific Data :

RC16113D

Name:Velocisaurus


Meaning:Swift lizard


Pronunciation:Veh-lossi-sawr-us


Named by:José Fernando Bonaparte


Order:Saurischia


Diet:Omnivore*


Period:Late Cretaceous


Figure size:22,3cm x 8cm x 12,5 cm (l x w x h)


Real size:4 ft long* 3 ft tall*


Weighed:150 kg


Excavated in:Argentina


Features:Long tail to keep Velocisaurus in balance, long arms, hands with a longer claw, and two strong legs.*

Details

RC16113D

Name:Velocisaurus


Meaning:Swift lizard


Pronunciation:Veh-lossi-sawr-us


Named by:José Fernando Bonaparte


Order:Saurischia


Diet:Omnivore*


Period:Late Cretaceous


Figure size:22,3cm x 8cm x 12,5 cm (l x w x h)


Real size:4 ft long* 3 ft tall*


Weighed:150 kg


Excavated in:Argentina


Features:Long tail to keep Velocisaurus in balance, long arms, hands with a longer claw, and two strong legs.*


Did you know?

There is not much known about Velocisaurus? The first time it was discovered its claw was put on its feet? Later to be corrected to be a hand claw? It is thought it is omnivorous due to its straight handclaw? It is thought it has a running lifestyle.


QUESTION: How do Scientists know what incomplete fossil dinosaurs looked like?


ANSWER: Like Velocisaurus there are a lot of incomplete fossils, Velocisaurus is known from few fossils (footbones, claws and femur), they search for dinosaurs that are closely related to the species and calculate how it might look.