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 Amphibians

Diplocaulus

Quick Diplocaulus Facts: - Lived in what is now North America - Lived during the Permian period - Was as long as a yard stick - Weighed as much as a cat - Had a boomerang-shaped head - Was a Piscivore

Colosteus

Quick Colosteus Facts: - Lived in what is now Ohio, USA - Lived during the late Carboniferous period - Was as long as a yard stick - Weighed as much as a gallon of paint - Piscivore or Carnivore?

Prionosuchus

Quick Prionosuchus Facts: - Lived in what is now Brazil - Lived during the Permian period - Was as long as a London Bus - Weighed twice as much as a Nile crocodile - Almost as fast as a bull - Carnivore

Koolasuchus

Quick Koolasuchus Facts: - Lived in what is now known as Australia - Lived during the middle Cretaceous period - Was as long as an American alligator - Weighed as much as an American alligator - Was a Piscivore

Seymouria

Quick Seymouria Facts: - Lived in what is now known as the United States and in Germany - Lived during the Permian period - Was as long as a Western Hognose Snake - Weighed as much as half a brick - Was a carnivore

Eryops

Quick Eryops Facts: - Lived in what is now known as Texas, USA - Lived during the Permian period - Was as long as a Galapagos tortoise - Weighed as much as 3 Dalmation dogs - Was a carnivore
Stegosaurus by Heinrich Harder

Stegosaurus

Quick Stegosaurus Facts: - Stegosaurus had the brain of a Walnut - Scientists call the Stegosaurus's spiked tail a thagomizer - It swallowed rocks to aid in digesting plant matter - Stegosaurus means “roofed lizard” - This dinosaur's bite was weaker than a human's bite

Passenger Pigeon

Quick Passenger Pigeon Facts: - Lived all over North America - Were 3 to 5 billion living Passenger Pigeons at one point in time - Nests contained 1 egg at a time - Went extinct in 1914 - Was the origin of the term "stool pigeon" - Could fly as fast as a gazelle could run