Weak bite

For a large predator, Dilophosaurus has quite a weak bite; palaeontologists can tell this from the way the muscles are attached to the jaw. Since it can't overpower its prey with one savage bite, Dilophosaurus probably slashes with its sharp claws until the victim collapses from the effects of its injuries.

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Period Early Jurassic Where found USA Height 1.5 metres (5 feet) fiH* 6 metres Go feet' Weight 4so kilograms nL Food Meat Pounds)

Special features Deadly daws

One of the most famous dinosaurs of all is Diplodocus, a huge, but gentle and relatively slender giant. It travels in herds, constantly on the move to find new grazing areas.

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