Herrerasaurus ischigualastensis

Type: theropod
Age: 230-225 million years old
Length: 13 ft (3.96 m)
Hip Height: 4.5 ft (1.3 m)
Discovery site: Ischigualasto region of Argentina

Herrerasaurus, a two-legged meat-eater, was the most common of the three earliest dinosaurs. The skeleton had strong arms with hands designed for grasping and raking at prey. In 1988, a joint American-Argentinian team led by Paul Sereno discovered a beautiful skull with long recurved teeth.

Casts Available

  • Skeleton: 12’x4’x3’4”
  • Skull: 11.5”x4.25”x6.75”
  • Holotype skull: 12”x3”x5.5”