Pronounced Die-loff-ah-sore-us

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Although movies would have you believe that Dilophosaurus could spit poison at its attackers, what was previously thought to be poison sacs were actually displaced teeth.

There is still very little known about this species, including where to place them in the tree of life!

Key Facts

Western USA & China
6 metres
400 kilograms
Did you know?
Dilophosaurus were up to 6 metres long and weighed 400 kilograms.

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