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 Sharks

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
Carcharodontosaurus by Jorge Antonio Gonzalez

Carcharodontosaurus

Quick Carcharodontosaurus Facts: - Could swallow a human in one bite - Could run about 25 MPH - As long as four car links - Weighed as much as 2 Asian Elephants - Teeth as long as a butcher knife

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