Some Dinosaurs Were Tiny!
2000. Acrylic on acetate. 13"x22".
Although many of the best-known dinosaurs were much bigger than elephants, a few were very small. Compsognathus was a tiny dinosaur that would have been outweighed by a Thanksgiving turkey!
- Genus Name: Compsognathus ("delicate jaw")
- Type Species: * C. longipes (Wagner, 1859)
- Length: 3 feet (1 meter)
- Weight: 5-6 pounds
- Time: Jurassic
- Diet: meat-eater (carnivore)
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