Saltopus

Name: Saltopus
How to Say: Salt-toe-pus
Name Meaning: Hopping foot
First Discovered: In 1910, the only known fossil of Saltopus was found
Size: 3 Feet Long, about the size of a cat
Weight: 2 lbs
How Old: 228 Million Years Ago in the Triassic Period
Habitat: Found in Scotland
Diet: Small animals and insects

3 Quick Facts about the Saltopus

  1. The Saltopus walked on its two hind legs and was a fast runner.
  2. The Saltopus is one of the oldest known dinosaurs discovered, in fact it is thought it could date to the pre-dinosaur age.
  3. One of the smallest meat eating dinosaurs ever discovered.

My Saltopus Coloring Page

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