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Temporal range: Late Permian–Early Cretaceous Descendant group Mammalia
survives to the present
A Cynodont was a small Mammal like reptile from Triassic arizona.
Cynodonts grew to about 1- 1.5 metres long and where omniverous eating roots, insects, eggs and even possibly small or baby dinosaurs. cynodont means 'dog tooth' they also weighed about 20 kg.
In popular culture
in Walking with Dinosaurs episode one:New blood, the cynodonts are portrayed as nocturnal animals that pair for life and their offspring suckle from their mother's teats. a male Cynodont is also seen eating a baby Coelophysis.