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Allosaurus


Allosaurus
(‘Different lizard’) Carnivore, Late Jurassic, 155-150 MYA, Found in: North America, Lived in: Semi-arid plains and forests, Dino skill,. Allosaurus was able to sniff out its prey, like Stegosaurus and Diplodocus, with a keen sense of smell. Allosaurus Killer rating: 4/5 Speed: 4/5 Defence: 4/5

Allosaurus’ backwardfacing, 10cm-long teeth meant that it could continuously push its prey further down its mouth, Fact Allosaurus skull This is what the skull of an Allosaurus looks like Eyesight Forward-facing eyes helped focus on prey Keeping balance Its large and terrifying skull was balanced by its heavy tail, so that it didn’t fall forward all the time, Jaw strength Its mighty jaws could clamp down hard on its prey, but not as hard as an alligator, for example Claws Razor-sharp claws. Shorter stride Their legs weren’t as long as a Tyrannosaur’s and they couldn’t run as fast.

Allosaurus