Screencapture from the video timelapse showing the process of adding clay to a cast of the eodromaeus skull.
  • Screencapture from the Video timelapse shows the process of adding clay to a cast of the eodromaeus' skull.

Identified: Adorable dog-sized dinosaur with adorable name:

The tiny eodromaeus (pronounced ee-oh-DRO-mus) murphi, or "dawn runner," weighed only 10 to 15 pounds and was about four feet from snout to tail tip. Its body, the scientists say, was about the size of a small dog.

Hit the link for a photo of the skeleton and a time-lapse video showing the creation of a Eodromaeus model. (sweeeeeeeeeet.)

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In other important dinosaur news, Matt Hickey has been offered a selection of robot dinosaurs which he is turning down:

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Sadly, I don't really have a budget for robot dinosaurs, and I'm actually quite afraid that they'd malfunction, go crazy, and eat me and everyone I love...

Who will be buying these for me? Because I CLEARLY NEED THEM and would happily feed them my cat and maybe a few people I know. Your loss, Hickey!