We all know the big, scary disnosaurs, but not every one of them was that huge. Of course, there were smaller dinosaurs but, how small were they? The size of a bear? Of a dog?
Well surprisingly, no. They were actually much much smaller.
Microraptor, Compsognathus and Saltopus were the smallest dinosaurs and they were about 40cm long, just like a pigeon or a hen! Here are pictures of the three species: (the article continues after the ad)