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Othnelia
Othnielia ("Othniel's Dinosaurs") was a genus of "hypsilophodont" dinosaur, named after its original describer, Professor Othniel Charles Marsh, an American paleontologist of the 19th century. It lived 185-145 MYA during the Jurassic Period.

FactsEdit

Time/Era/PeriodEdit

Othnielia lived during the Late Jurassic period from 185-145 million years ago.

Size/DescriptionEdit

Othnielia was two meters long and relied on living in groups, its speed, and staying close to larger animals for protection.

BehaviorEdit

They often stick with larger animals for protection. They feed on the smashed cycad larger animals like Stegosaurus and sauropods leave behind, which means they stick very close to them. Too close for a small predator to get in between and attack.