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Plateosaurus - Triassic period

Oil painting : 24" x  30"


Plateosaurus, well known prosauropod has been unearthed all over western Europe. Like most of its kind, the Plateosaur was heavy, sturdy limbed, and its tail made up half its length. Its head was stronger and deeper than most prosauropods. It walked on all four legs, rearing up on its hind legs to search at higher levels or gain access to higher foilage.

TIME - 222-219 MYA, Triassic
RANGE - Germany, France, Switzerland
DIET - Herbivore (plants)
SIZE - Up to 27.5 ft (8m) long       


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