Discovered in southwest England, Thecodontosaurus belonged to the prosauropods (an early plant-eating group of dinosaurs), just like Plateosaurus, though about a quarter of its size. Able to walk on its hind legs, as well as on all fours, Thecodontosaurus may have used its long thumb claws to hook plants, then pull them toward its mouth. It had spoon-shaped cheek teeth with serrated edges, which were ideal for stripping leaves from ginkgoes and other Triassic trees.

Mouth Pouch Dinosaur
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