Pronounced: Lew - koo - Sore - us
Diet: Carnivore (Meat-Eater)
Name Means: "Lukou Lizard"
Time: Late Triassic - 215 MYA
Fossil remains for this Dinosaur have been found in Asia
Lukousaurus was a small
meat-eater that lived in China
at the beginning of the age of
Known from a partial skull discovered by the famous Chinese paleontologist C. C. Young, recent analysis has created some doubt as to whether this animal belongs in the dinosauria. Some scientists think it was an archosaur, which was a group of reptiles from which dinosaurs evolved during the Triassic Period.