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Smallest Dinosaur:

Compsognathus longipes

Microceratops , a runner-up in the smallest dinosaur category, was only the size of a rabbit.
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Meaning of Name: “delicate jaw”
Period:Jurassic Period (205 million to 138 million years ago)
Size:about 60 centimeters
Location:France and Germany

The smallest known dinosaur, Compsognathus was about the size of a chicken.

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