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 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
Gallimimus by Maxwell Schultz

Gallimimus

Quick Gallimimus Facts: - Its name means “Chicken Mimic” - Could run as fast as a cheetah - Resembled a large chicken or ostrich - Gallimimus weighed as much as a black bear - This dinosaur may have ran in packs

Sarcosuchus

Quick Sarcosuchus Facts: - Lived during the Early Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now Northern Africa - Name means “flesh crocodile” - The largest crocodile to ever live - Was 15 feet longer than a saltwater crocodile - Weighed as much as 2 elephants - Was a Carnivore