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Herrerasaurus


Herrerasaurus
(‘Herrera’s lizard’) Carnivore Late Triassic, 231 MYA Found in: Argentina Lived in: River floodplains with active volcanoes
Big feet Herrerasaurus had big feet, which, along with its strong legs and powerful thigh muscles, meant it could gallop quite fast, up to 40km/h
Grasping jaws Its lower jaw was jointed, allowing it to slide back and forth to grasp and bite prey

Long reach Longer arms than T-rex or Allosaurus
Sawing bite It could slide its lower jaw forward and backward in a sawing bite
Dino skill Herrerasaurus One of the fi rst dinosaurs, Herrerasaurus had an semi-opposable thumb among its claws, allowing it to grab more firmly onto its prey Killer rating: 4/5 Speed: 4/5 Defence: 2/5

Herrerasaurus