Dino Fun Facts

Archaeopteryx

Archaeopteryx

Pronounced
ahr-kee-op-tuh-riks

Name Meaning
First wing

When It Lived
Late Jurassic (156- 149 million years ago)


Found In
Europe

Diet
Carnivorous

Food
Small animals


Physical Characteristics
1 ft. long; 2 lbs.

Fun Facts #1
Considered the first "bird" and even had feathers!

Fun Facts #2
It is unknown whether or not all of Archaeopteryx's feathers were the same color