Lesothosaurus, ("lizard from Lesotho"), was a small ornitopod, or even an ornithischian dinosaur from Lesotho, South Africa.


Because this dinosaur is so ancient and unspecialized, scientists still cannot figure out where it belongs. Some think that it is an ornithopod dinosaur; others - that Lesothosaurus belongs with heterdontosaurids, or is even among the first members of Thyreophora, the armored dinosaurs. 

Another dinosaur from Early Jurassic Africa, Fabrosaurus, may also be Lesothosaurus.

In Walking with Dinosaurs: Inside Their WorldEdit

Lesothosaurus is one of the dinosaurs featured in this app.

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