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  • n. Any of many dinosaurs of the infraorder Ceratosauria

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  • n. the ceratosaurus.

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  • n. primitive medium-sized theropod; swift-running bipedal carnivorous dinosaur having grasping hands with sharp claws and a short horn between the nostrils; Jurassic in North America


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  • So, I'm still processing the news of the discovery of hard evidence of an enormous lake that existed in the Martian Shalbatana Vallis region some 3.4 billion years ago, when I get word of an exciting new herbivorous Chinese ceratosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis.

    "This flood will swallow all you've left behind."

  • My previous repost was made to give the background on a recent discovery of Jurassic ceratosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, and what it tells us about digit evolution.

    The Panda's Thumb: Development Archives

  • Limusaurus is the first ceratosaur known from East Asia and one of the most primitive members of the group.


  • This is a Jurassic ceratosaur, so it says that this is from the Jurassic (~2348 BC). what's new online!


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  • One for you, chained_bear.

    February 6, 2009