Bollinger County Museum of Natural History

Creature Feature

Heterodontosaurus

Heterodontosaurus was a small, agile dinosaur. It was about 3 feet long and had the ability to hold its prey with its two opposable fingers. It was unusual because It had a beak, large canine teeth like a predator and molars for grinding like a mammal.


Questions to discover:
1. When did Heterodontosaurus live?
2. What does the name Heterodontosaurus mean?
3. Where was its skeleton first discovered?
4. Where can you see this fantastic creature and more?



Answers:

1. During the early Jurassic Period
2. "Different toothed lizard"
3. South Africa
4. The Bollinger County Museum of Natural History!

Heterodontosaurus

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