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Technosaurus (TECK-noh-SORE-us) means "techno lizard" beacause it was found near Texas Tech University. This dinosaur was no longer than a large dog. It had ridged teeth for cutting up the plants it ate. It browsed on all fours, but ran on its hind legs. The main enemies were the meat-eating dinosaur Coelophysis and the large reptile Postosuchus.

Length: 4 feet
Weight: 25 pounds
Time: 225-220 million years ago
Where Found: West Texas

Think About It: Are all dinosaurs very big? How tall is this dinosaur? How tall are you?