Pegomastax africanus

The newly identified Pegomastax africanus, is one of the smallest dinosaurs ever found at about two feet long and the weight of a cat.   Image credit: Tyler Keillor     Watch the video…

The Pegomastax africanusthick jaw from Africa,” one of the smallest dinosaurs ever found, lived more than 200 million years ago, in the early Jurassic period in South Africa.



Pegomastax africanus

Illustration by Carol Abraczinskas, Paul Srereno

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source University of Chicago