Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: SAWR-or-nih-THOY-deez
- Translation: Bird-like Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Micro-order: Maniraptora (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Family: Troödontidae (not confirmed)
- Height: 3 feet (0.9 meters)
- Weight: 120 pounds (54.4 kg)
- Length: 6.5 feet (2 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Found in Mongolia, Saurornithoides was one of the mostintelligent dinosaurs based upon its brain-weight to body-weight ratio.The fact that its eyes are situated pointing forward hints that, likemany modern animals, Saurornithoides may have had stereoscopicvision, a characteristic that would have helped it to judge distance. Saurornithoides is very similar in many ways to Troödon, which lived in Western North America during the Cretaceous Period.