Meaning - Allosaurus means “different lizard,” named for its unusual vertebrae, lighter than those of other dinosaurs
Carnivore (meat-eater)- it ate plant-eating dinosaurs, like stegosaurs and iguanodonts.
Length - about 40 ft (12 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Late Jurassic period, about 150-140 million years ago
|WHERE IT LIVED|
Over 60 Allosaurus fossils have been found. The first virtually complete Allosaurus skeleton was discovered by rancher M. P. Felch in 1883, in Colorado, USA
Allosaurus was a top predator with a huge head, sharp, serrated teeth, short arms, and three-fingered hands.