Unformatted text preview: dinosaurs. These bipedal, carnivorous dinosaurs have skeletons with a number of bird-like features. Famous members of this group include Dilophosaurus and Coelophysis . Both occur in Triassic deposits in the North American Painted Desert. Coelophysis and similar dinosaurs are known from other Triassic rocks throughout Pangaea. Unlike the specimen shown in the movie Jurassic Park , Dilophosaurus did not have a wide fringe nor is ther any evidence that it spit venom. But then, you know how movies are, right? Dilophosaurus was a slender 6-7 meters long dinosaur that weighed an estimated 300-400 kg. Coelophysis was less than 3 meters long and weighed a slight 15-30 kg....
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- Fall '10
- Biology, Triassic, Dilophosaurus, early archosaur, archosaur stem, North American Painted