Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Unaysaurus dinosaurs

Unaysaurus dinosaurs
  • It is the oldest dinosaurs known.
  • It was discovered in southern Brazil in the geopark of paleorrota, in 1998.

  • It is the first meat eating dinosaurs present in South America before 230-250 millions.

  • These are the small theropods divided into prosauropods.

  • This dinosaur was strongly connected to Plateosaurus, a slightly later (and much more famous) prosauropod of late Triassic Western Europe.

  • It is small and walked on two legs.Unaysaurus dinosaurs
  • It is about 8 feet long.2 feet tall and weighed 200 pounds.

  • The main conveyable characteristics are Small size; probably bipedal posture.

  • The fossils of Unaysaurus are well conserved. It consists of complete skull, completed with a lower jaw, and partial skeleton with many bones still linked to each other in their usual positions.

  • It is one of the most completed dinosaur skeletons, and the most complete skull, ever improved in Brazil.

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