DINOSAURS – PICTURES AND FACTS

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DINOSAUR PICTURES & FACTS

Majungasaurus by Frank Lode

Majungasaurus

Quick Majungasaurus Facts: - May have indulged in cannibalism - Was 2 car lengths long - Weighed as much as a Rhinoceros - Ran on two legs - Was one of the last dinosaurs to have lived
Sauroposeidon by Jk

Sauroposeidon

Quick Sauroposeidon Facts: - Fossils have been found in Oklahoma, Wyoming and Texas - Weighed as much as 10 elephants - As high as a 6 story building - Was 10 car lengths long - Its neck length was 40 feet long
Edmontosaurus by Jk

Edmontosaurus

Quick Edmontosaurus Facts: - Edmontosaurus weighed as much as 2 Black Rhinoceros - Was over 4 car lengths long - Was about 2 stories high - Its name means “Edmonton Lizard” - Lacked a bony crest like other hadrosaurids
Deinocheirus by SameerPrehistorica

Deinocheirus

Quick Deinocheirus Facts: - May have climbed trees like modern sloths - Deinocheirus is the largest bird mimic of all time - Weighs as much as an African Elephant - Was 3 car lengths long - Was as large as a Tyrannosaurus Rex - Had 10 inch claws and 8 foot long arms
Gastonia

Gastonia

Quick Gastonia Facts: - About as long as a train car - Weighed as much as a Black Rhinoceros - Ate mainly low lying plants and leaves - Gastonia was hunted by Utahraptor - Ran at a speed of about 8 miles per hour - Was probably a herd animal
Dilong by Alex Lovegrove

Dilong

Quick Dilong Facts: - Was as long as a human is tall - Weighed as much as a turkey - Run as fast as a road runner - Lived in what is now China - Name means “emperor dragon” - May have been warm blooded - May have had feathers
Parasaurolophus by Magdalen (Magda)

Saurolophus

Quick Saurolophus Facts: - Lived in North America and Asia - Was as long as a school buses - Was as tall as a 2 story home - Weighed as much as 2 Black Rhinos - Ate the equivalent of 150 heads of lettuce a day - It's name means “lizard crest” - Could run as fast as a rhinoceros
Rajasaurus by Steven Thompson

Rajasaurus

Quick Rajasaurus Facts: - Was 3 car links long - Was as tall as a 1 story home - Weighed as much as 6 Gorillas - Could run as fast as a Polar Bear - Lived in what is now India
Sinraptor by Cheung Chung Tat

Sinraptor

Quick Sinraptor Facts: - Ran as fast as a Polar Bear - Was half the length of a school bus - Weighed as much as 2 Arabian horses - Lived in what is now Asia - Was as tall as a 1 story home
Guanlong by Frank Lode

Guanlong

Quick Guanlong Facts: - Guanlong was a car link long - Weighed as much as a large dog - Lived in what is now Asia - Was related to Tyrannosaurus Rex - Was a carnivore

PREHISTORIC ANIMALS PICTURES & FACTS

Mosasaurus

Quick Mosasaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in oceans all around the world - Was about as long as a modern North Pacific right whale - Weighed as much much as a modern Sperm whale - Ate fish, shellfish and squids

Anhanguera

Quick Anhanguera Facts: - Lived during the Early Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now known as South America and Australia - Was 12 times heavier than a Red-tailed Hawk - Had 3 times the wingspan of a Crowned Eagle - Was an Omnivore

Pteranodon

Quick Pteranodon Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now known as North America - Was 12 times heavier than a Red-tailed Hawk - Had 3 times the wingspan of a Crowned Eagle - Was a Piscivore and/or Carnivore

Quetzalcoatlus

Quick Quetzalcoatlus Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now known as North America - Was named after the mythic serpent god Quetzalcoatl - Its wingspan was 3 times larger than an Andean Condor - Weighed almost as much as a Panda Bear

Dimorphodon

Quick Dimorphodon Facts: - Lived from the Middle Jurassic Period through the Late Jurassic Period - Lived in what is now Europe and Central America - Was about the size of a modern-day American Crow - Weighed less than a liter of water - Was a Piscivore or Insectivore

Pterodactylus

Quick Pterodactylus Facts: - Lived during the Late Jurassic Period - Lived in what is now Europe and Africa - Was about the size of Common Buzzard - Was a Piscivore or Insectivore - Was the first Pterosaurus known to science

Tapejara

Quick Tapejara Facts: - Lived from the Early Cretaceous Period through the Middle Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now South America - Had the wingspan of a modern-day Albatross - Weighed 4 times as much as an Albatross - Presumed Piscivore but may have been Carnivorous

Hatzegopteryx

Quick Hatzegopteryx Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now Europe - Lived on Hatzeg Island - Was over 3 times taller than a human male - Had twice the wingspan of a modern Albatross - Was a Carnivore

Rhamphorhynchus

Quick Rhamphorhynchus Facts: - Lived during the Late Jurassic Period - Lived in what is now Europe - Was about the size of a Rock Pigeon - Had a wingspan as big as a yard stick - Grew slowly like a modern alligator - Its favorite fish to eat was Aspidorhynchus - Was a Piscivore

Ornithocheirus

Quick Ornithocheirus Facts: - Lived during the Middle Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now Europe and South America - Probably weighed as much as 3 eagles - Had a wingspan 3 times greater than a Bald Eagle's wingspan - Was a Piscivore

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The Precambrian Era

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The Paleozoic Era

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The Ordovician Period

 The Ordovician Period began about 485 million years ago and ran up until about 440 million years ago. This period was defined by Charles Lapworth in...

The Cenozoic Era

The most recent era in Earth's timeline is the Cenozoic Era - an era which literally means "New Life." It is an era which spans 65 million...

The Mesozoic Era

The Mesozoic Era began approximately 252 million years ago and ended about 66 million years ago - or about 186 million years ago. This is a...

The Cambrian Period

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