Coelophysis


Name: “Hollow Form”
Type: Killer/Predator/Scavenger
Lived When: Mid Triassic (248-206 million years ago)
Weight: 55 pounds
Height: About 3 feet
Length: 10 feet long
Weapons: Teeth and claws
Diet: Other animals, dead or alive
Habitat: Arizona and New Mexico
Interesting Facts: Coelophysis is one of the world’s first known dinosaurs. It REALLY liked meat and scientists think it may even have eaten its own babies! If I was a Coelophysis baby, I think I’d run away!

They’ve found a lot of Coelophysis fossils in a place called Ghost Ranch in Arizona. They think there may be even 1000 more ready to be dug up!

Let’s go!

 

Take My Coelophysis Quiz

True or False: Your teacher weighs more than a Coelophysis.
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My Coelophysis Coloring Page

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