Surfing The Wierd

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Weird Toothed Dino Oddly Angled Teeth Make Masiakasaurus Stick Out

It had a long neck and tail, walked on two feet, and weighed about as much as a German shepherd. But the most unique feature of the newly discovered Masiakasaurus knopfleri is its teeth, some of which protruded from its jaw almost horizontally.

Reconstruction of the head of Masiakasaurus knopfleri based on fossils recently discovered in Madagascar. Copyright Bill Parsons


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