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Compsognathus means "pretty jaw"
Compsognathus was 3 feet long and 8 inches tall at the hips.
He weighed 6-7 pounds.
Compsognathus was a tiny, swift 2-legged flesh eater.
He ate small animals.
Compsognathus had a small head with sharp teeth,
along neck, long legs and a tail, and short arms
with two fingered hands tipped with claws.
Compsognathus is the smallest and lightest dinosaur known.
Compsognathus lived in present day Germany and France.
He lived during the late Jurassic.