Chilesaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Aysén Region (Chile).

Quick facts about Chilesaurus:

  • Existed from 152.1 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Chilesaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. Salgado and R. de la Cruz. 2008. First Late Jurassic dinosaur bones from Chile. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(2):529-534