DINOSAURS – PICTURES AND FACTS

Listing 10.000+ pictures of dinosaurs, facts about them and other prehistoric animals, bringing them closer to kids, their parents and teachers.

Prehistoric Birds, Fish, Amphibians...

Prehistoric Birds, Fish, Amphibians...

Stethacanthus

Quick Stethacanthus Facts: - Lived during the Late Devonian to the Early Carboniferous Period - Swam in oceans all over the world - Name means "chest spike" - May have been a scavenger - May have been a Piscivore

Edestus

Quick Edestus Facts: - Lived during the Late Carboniferous Period - Swam in oceans all over the world - Was about the size of a great white shark - Weighed as much as a rhino - Was a Piscivore

Helicoprion

Quick Helicoprion Facts: - Lived during the Early Miocene to the Late Pliocene Periods - Swam in oceans all over the world - Was almost half the length of a semi-trailer - Weighed as much as a horse - May have lived off of a diet of squids

Megalodon

Quick Megalodon Facts: - Lived during the Early Miocene to the Late Pliocene Periods - Swam in oceans all over the world - Its fossilized teeth were mistaken for dragon tongues - 3 times longer than a killer whale - Weighs half as much as a blue whale - Lived on a diet of dolphins, giant sea turtles and whales

Hybodus

Quick Hybodus Facts: - Lived during the Late Permian Period to the Late Cretaceous Period - Swam in oceans all over the world - Ate fish and other marine animals - Was about as long as a human male is tall - Weighed as much as a human male

Cretoxyrhina

Quick Cretoxyrhina Facts: - Lived during the Middle to Late Cretaceous Period - Swam in oceans all over the world - Ate fish and other marine animals - Was longer than a great white shark - Weighed as much as a great white shark

Acanthostega

Quick Acanthostega Facts: - Lived during the Late Devonian Period - Lived in the rivers and swamps of the northern hemisphere - Was as long as 2 rulers - Weighed as much as a cat - Probably lived off a diet of fish

Ichthyostega

Quick Ichthyostega Facts: - Lived during the Late Devonian Period - Lived in the shallow oceans of the northern hemisphere - Had lungs and gills - Was about 5 feet long - Weighed approximately 50 pounds

Tiktaalik

Quick Tiktaalik Facts: - Lived during the Late Devonian Period - Lived in the shallow oceans of the northern hemisphere - Was as long as an oar fish - Was half the weight of an octopus - Had both lungs and gills

Coelacanth

Quick Coelacanth Facts: - Is considered a "living fossil" - Has remained pretty much the same for 400 million years - Can live up to 60 years - Lives around Indonesia and Africa - About as long as a king-sized mattress - Weighs twice as much as an octopus
Spinosaurus by Nobu Tamura

Spinosaurus

Quick Spinosaurus Facts: - The meaning of Spinosaurus is Spine Lizard - They were the biggest carnivorous dinosaur on Earth - They could weigh as much as 3 elephants - They could stand over 6 stories high - They lived around Egypt and Morocco - They lived during the Cretaceous period

Elephant Bird

Quick Elephant Bird Facts: - Went extinct during the 18th century - Lived in Madagascar - Was half the height of a giraffe - Weighed more than a horse - Probably had a diet of fruit - Was the biggest bird of all time