Sarcosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as England (United Kingdom).

Quick facts about Sarcosaurus:

  • Existed from Sinemurian Age to Pliensbachian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Sarcosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. T. Carrano and S. D. Sampson. 2004. A review of coelophysoids (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Jurassic of Europe, with comments on the late history of the Coelophysoidea. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 2004(9):537-558
  • C. W. Andrews. 1921. On some remains of a theropodous dinosaur from the Lower Lias of Barrow-on-Soar. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 9 8:570-576