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Name:Dimetrodon

Item No:RC16037D

Product Size:23cm x 10,5cm x 11,8cm (l x w x h)

Scientific Data :

RC16037D

Name:Dimetrodon


Meaning:Two measures of teeth


Pronunciation:Di-met-ruh-don


Named by:Edward Drinker Cope


Order:Synapsida


Diet:Carnivore


Period:Early Perm


Figure size:23cm x 10,5cm x 11,8cm (l x w x h)


Real size:11,5 ft long, 3 ft high at the hips.


Weighed:250 kg


Excavated in:Texas, Oklahoma and Germany


Features:A large sail on its back, it walked on four legs. It also had a tall, curved skull with large teeth of different sizes set along the jaws.

Details

RC16037D

Name:Dimetrodon


Meaning:Two measures of teeth


Pronunciation:Di-met-ruh-don


Named by:Edward Drinker Cope


Order:Synapsida


Diet:Carnivore


Period:Early Perm


Figure size:23cm x 10,5cm x 11,8cm (l x w x h)


Real size:11,5 ft long, 3 ft high at the hips.


Weighed:250 kg


Excavated in:Texas, Oklahoma and Germany


Features:A large sail on its back, it walked on four legs. It also had a tall, curved skull with large teeth of different sizes set along the jaws.


Did you know?

The sail on its back is formed by elongated spines? Dimetrodon walked with a splay footed, crocodilian gait? Male Dimetrodons were bigger then females?


QUESTION: Is Dimetrodon a dinosaur?


ANSWER: No in fact it is a Synapsid, which are a group of animals that are more related to mammals then to other living amniotes.