DINOSAURS – PICTURES AND FACTS

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Prehistoric Mammals

Prehistoric Mammals

Morganucodon

Quick Morganucodon Facts: - Lived during the Late Triassic Period - Lived in what is now Asia, Europe and North America - Weighed as much as a "AA" battery - Could run as fast as a mouse - Was an insectivore

Megazostrodon

Quick Megazostrodon Facts: - Lived from the Late Triassic Period through the Early Jurassic Period - Lived in what is now Africa - Weighed as much as a "AA" battery - Was an insectivore and/or herbivore - Could probably run as fast as a mouse

Repenomamus

Quick Repenomamus Facts: - Lived from the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now Asia - Was the length of an armadillo - Weighed more than 2 gallons of paint - Was a carnivore

Purgatorius

Quick Purgatorius Facts: - Lived from the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now North America - Was smaller than a squirrel - Lived in trees - Was an omnivore

Dinofelis

Quick Dinofelis Facts: - Lived from the Pliocene Period through the Pleistocene - Lived in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America - Was about the size of a panther - Lept on prey from trees - Was a carnivore - May have hunted hominids

Smilodon

Quick Smilodon Facts: - Lived from the Early Pleistocene Period through the Modern Period - Lived in North America and South America - Was smaller than a modern lion - Ambushed prey from tree branches - Was a carnivore

Proailurus

Quick Proailurus Facts: - Lived from the Late Oligocene Period through the Early Miocene Period - Lived in Eurasia - Was a little larger than a modern cat - Weighed as much as a Dachshund dog - Was a carnivore

Machairodus

Quick Machairodus Facts: - Lived from the Late Miocene Period through the Modern Period - Lived in Africa, Eurasia and North America - About the size of a modern lion - Was a carnivore - Couldn't run quickly

Homotherium

Quick Homotherium Facts: - Lived from the Pliocene Period through the Modern Period - Lived in what is now North America, South America, Africa and Eurasia - About as long as a black panther - Was a carnivore - May have gone extinct due to human hunting, increased competition and climate change - Was adapted to high altitudes

Megantereon

Quick Megantereon Facts: - Lived from the Late Oligocene Period through the Pleistocene Period - Lived in Africa, North America and Eurasia - Was half the size of a North American mountain lion - Was a carnivore - May have hunted hominids
Carnotaurus by Galileo Nunez

Carnotaurus

Quick Carnotaurus Facts: - The Carnotaurus can run as fast a kangaroo can hop - It weighed as much as 10 gorillas - Had tiny arms like a T Rex - Only one fossil of this dinosaur has yet been found - It knobby horns may have been used for combat.

Tarpan

Quick Tarpan Facts: - Lived from the Pleistocene Period all the way to the Modern Period - Lived in Eurasia - Was about the size of a horse - Was domesticated - Had a wild temperament - Went extinct in 1909 in Russia