Approximate Size

15 - 16 ft long, 5 ft tall

Approximate Weight

550 - 660 lbs

 

More Info

Often mistaken as one of the sail backed dinosaurs. However, its bent limbs indicate it was not closely related to dinosaurs. Reptiles stand like Dimetrodon, however Dimetrodon is actually an ancestor of mammals. Dimetrodon was a meat eater. Its sail was long thought to be a way to heat the animal in the sun. But it is more likely it was a display feature to attract mates...