Tuesday, October 26, 2010

SALTOPUS – Jumping Foot


It is a minute bipedal dinosaur, looks like a small cat, empty bones which is similar to a bird. It is mostly know for the hind limb fragments. It is a extinct dinosaur (Late Triassic/Early Jurassic (235 to 200 million years ago))


It is a light weight dinosaur that walked on two legs and a stretched head with umber of tiny and spiky teeth’s. It has fingers on its hands, but the 4 and 5 finger is to small.

  • Weight-5 pounds

  • Length-3 feet
Diet and Habitat

  • Insects and small animals, and carrion (dead bodies of animals)
  • Resides in Scotland
Interesting facts

  • It was one of the first dinosaurs to travel the world. In fact, some scientists wonder if it wasn't actually a pre-dinosaur era reptile.
  • It is one of the nominal carnivores’ dinosaurs ever. It was rapid and chased its prey. Scientists think it may have even been able to jump.

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