Eoraptor lunensis

Type: theropod
Age:  228 million years old
Height at hip: 1.5 ft (0.5 m)
Length: 4.5 ft (1.4 m)
Discovery site: Valley of the Moon, Argentina

The small skeleton of Eoraptor was found during Dr. Paul Sereno’s 1991 expedition to Argentina. Eoraptor is the world’s most primitive dinosaur. Ash beds discovered near Eoraptor allowed Sereno’s team to determine the age of this early dinosaur.

Available Casts

  • skeleton
  • skeleton plaque (as preserved)
  • skull (reconstructed)
  • skull (as preserved)