Compsognathus - Greek for "pretty jaw." About the size of a chicken or turkey, it is one of the smallest known dinosaurs.

Compsognathus - Compsognathus which means "pretty jaw" is possibly the smallest dinosaur to exist at 28 inches o/a length Species: C. longipes (type species named by Wagner, 1859 )

The biggest dinosaurs may have been more than 130 feet (40 meters) long. The smallest dinosaurs were less than 3 feet (0.9 meter) long.

The biggest dinosaurs may have been more than 130 feet meters) long. The smallest dinosaurs were less than 3 feet meter) long.

10 Facts About Archaeopteryx, the World's Most Famous Dino-Bird: Fact #7 - Archaeopteryx Was as Much Dinosaur as Bird

How Much Do You Know About Archaeopteryx?

10 Facts About Archaeopteryx, the World's Most Famous Dino-Bird: Fact - Archaeopteryx Was as Much Dinosaur as Bird

This article lists the largest and smallest dinosaurs from various groups, sorted in order of weight and length.

A Deinosuchus lunges at an Albertosaurus, by Raul D. The giant crocodile grew to be 29 feet long.

9gag:  The Smallest Dinosaur

Fun Fact: The Guinea Pig Dinosaur is neither pig nor dinosaur. View "Guinea Pig in a Dinosaur Costume" and more funny posts on CollegeHumor

Meet Microraptor, the World's Smallest Dinosaur: One Species of Microraptor Had Black Feathers

Meet Microraptor, the World's Smallest Dinosaur

Dinosaur bone sorting and ordering maths game

Digging for Dinosaur Bones Maths Game

Did you know that some of the smallest dinosaurs that have ever been found were only about a foot long?

Did you know that some of the smallest dinosaurs that have ever been found were only about a foot long?

A chance find by a high school student led to the youngest, smallest and most complete fossil skeleton yet known from the iconic tube-creste...

A chance find by a high school student led to the youngest, smallest and most complete fossil skeleton yet known from the iconic tube-crested dinosaur Parasaurolophus.

Biggest to Smallest Activity

Biggest to Smallest with Dinosaurs (and Footprints too

Ordering items based on their size can be a tricky skill for a little one. Before children can do this, they need to understand the concept of "big"

These 20 Creatures Could Fit in a Prehistoric Breadbox: Smallest Titanosaur Dinosaur - Magyarosaurus (2,000 Pounds)

These 20 Creatures Could Fit in a Prehistoric Breadbox

These 20 Creatures Could Fit in a Prehistoric Breadbox: Smallest Titanosaur Dinosaur - Magyarosaurus Pounds)

A Modern Dinosaur Birthday Party (NO DIY Needed!). Store-bought cupcakes that Bodhi picked out (blue frosting, anyone?) were topped with small dinosaurs that I ordered from Amazon.

This Modern Dinosaur Birthday Party Isn't A Pain To Pull Off

Paleontologists from the United States and Canada have described a new species of dinosaur named Albertadromeus syntarsus, the smallest herbivorous dinosaur known from Canada.

Small, Speedy Plant-Eater Extends Knowledge of Dinosaur Ecosystems Dinosaurs are often thought of as large, fierce animals, but new research highlights a previously overlooked diversity of small dinosaurs. In the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology,

Deinocheirus is the largest ornithomimosaurian (ostrich dinosaur) discovered; the largest known specimen measured up to 11 m (36 ft) long, with an estimated weight of 6.36 t (14,000 lb). The two other known specimens are smaller, the holotype being 94% as big while the smallest, a subadult, only 74% as big.When only the incomplete holotype arms were known, various sizes were extrapolated from them by different methods

Deinocheirus is the largest ornithomimosaurian (ostrich dinosaur) discovered; the largest known specimen measured up to 11 m (36 ft) long, with an estimated weight of 6.36 t (14,000 lb). The two other known specimens are smaller, the holotype being 94% as big while the smallest, a subadult, only 74% as big.When only the incomplete holotype arms were known, various sizes were extrapolated from them by different methods

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