Smallest North American Dinosaur

smalldinoA tiny dinosaur no bigger than a house cat has been discovered by Canadian researchers. Known as Hesperonychus elizabethae, this small carnivore is the smallest known dinosaur to roam North America.

The researchers say it was a “predator of small things,” including insects, small mammals and perhaps baby dinosaurs. This diminutive dinosaur ran on two legs and had dagger-like teeth.

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  1. why does it have fur? dinosaurs are supposed to have scales because they are reptiles.

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