Coelophysis was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa and North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Texas, Yunnan (China) and Matabeleland North (Zimbabwe).

Quick facts about Coelophysis:

  • Existed from Upper Triassic Epoch to 182.7 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 15.3 kg
  • 38 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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