Image: Coelophysis baueri, embedded fossil

Coelophysis baueri, embedded fossil

Coelophysis baueri, fossil cast. USA, Late Triassic, 220 - 205 million years ago.

Photographer:
Robert Jones
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

This small theropod had a slender, lightweight skeleton and very long tail, for seed and agility in attack. A mass burial of over a dozen of these dinosaurs suggests they may have lived in packs.

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