Although spotting Eoraptor will be exciting, there are still a number of scientists who aren't sure whether it really is a dinosaur. The problem being that there are some aspects of the skeleton of Eoraptor, particularly the skull, which aren't quite like that of the other, later creatures. But most palaeontologists do identify enough characteristics to classify Eoraptor as a dinosaur. After all, the age of the dinosaurs has to start somewhere.
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