Archaeopteryx was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Free State of Bavaria (Germany), Valencian Community (Spain) and Baden-Württemberg (Germany).

Quick facts about Archaeopteryx:

  • Existed from 152.1 million years ago to 125.45 million years ago
  • Lived in a coastal land
  • Was a piscivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Could fly
  • Had a body mass of approximately 0.26 kg
  • 10 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Archaeopteryx illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore: