Allosaurus


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Allosaurus,

late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaurdinosaur
[Gr., = terrible lizard], extinct land reptile of the Mesozoic era. The dinosaurs, which were egg-laying animals, ranged in length from 2 1-2 ft (91 cm) to about 127 ft (39 m).
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 of the W United States. Specimens of 30 to 40 ft (9 to 12 m) have been found. It had stong hind legs, smaller sharply clawed forelimbs, two small horns directly above the eyes, and expandable jaws that could widen to consume large pieces of meat.

Allosaurus

[‚al·ə′sȯr·əs]
(paleontology)
A carnivorous therapod dinosaur, 40 feet (12 meters) long, and weighing 1.5 tons, from the Late Jurassic Period that had muscular hindlimbs, small forelimbs (with three-fingered hands), and sharp teeth; similar to but smaller than Tyrannosaurus.
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Meanwhile, the Allosaurus would have preyed on large herbivores and had dozens of large, sharp teeth.
Si nos circunscribimos al transito entre el Jurasico superior y el Cretacico inferior, vemos que en Portugal los restos se concentran en el Jurasico terminal, habiendose citado los generos Allosaurus, Aviatyrannis, cf.
Se dividen en cuatro familias: Megalosaurids, que comprende a los generos Megalosaurus, Allosaurus, Dryptosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus, Piatnizkysaurus y Xuanhanosaurus; Spinosauridae, como el Spinosaurus y el Acrocanthosaurus; Tyrannosaurids, que obviamente incluye al famosisimo Tyrannosaurus rex, y a los Albertosaurus, Daspletosaurus, Tarbosaurus, Indosuchus y Giganotosaurus; y finalmente la Abelisaurids, que incluye a los generos Abelisaurus, Ceratosaurus, y el Carnotaurus --este ultimo aparece en la pelicula Dinosaurio (2000) de Disney; es el de color rojo y cuernos sobre los ojos.
There was also the carnivorous Allosaurus fragilis, along with the very rare remains of an Archaeopteryx, the world's oldest known bird.
Allosaurus, crocodiles, and birds: evolution clues from spiral computed tomography of an endocast.
Ten species of dinosaur are represented from the entire 200 million year reign of the dinosaur, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the awesome Cretaceous period.
It was the size of a typical large predatory dinosaur--as long as a large Tyrannosaurus rex and as heavy as the top Jurassic predator, Allosaurus.
But the stars of "Walking With Dinosaurs -- The Live Experience," those life-size replicas of the plateosaurus, liliensternus, stegosaurus, allosaurus, ornithocheirus, brachiosaurus, torosaurus, ankylosaurus, Utahraptor and Tyrannosaurus rex, come with an abundance of attitude
They think it looked like Allosaurus (AL-uh-SAW-rus), which lived in North America.
Fascinated by lions, tigers, and dinosaurs, Jared described how he created his own alien out of animal parts from a T-Rex, a cheetah, an eagle, and a stegosaurus, and he explained that he was working on a movie called Jurassic Park: The Allosaurus Returns.
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The footprint, left by a three-tonne Allosaurus dinosaur around 152 million years ago, is about 40 centimetres wide by 70 centimetres long, said Wolfgang Hug, the chief archaeologist at the dig site in Courtedoux, Jura in northwestern Switzerland.