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.

Megafauna Mammals

Megafauna Mammals

Megaloceros

Quick Megaloceros Facts: - Lived from the Pleistocene through the Modern Period - Lived on the plains of Eurasia - Was as long as an elk - Weighed as much as 10 white-tailed deer - Was an herbivore - Its antlers were longer than a car

Glyptodon

Quick Glyptodon Facts: - Lived from the Pleistocene through the Modern Period - Lived in the swamps of South America and North America - Was as long as a Volkswagon Beetle - Weighed as much as a small car - Went extinct 10,000 years ago

Steller’s Sea Cow

Quick Steller's Sea Cow Facts: - Lived from the Pleistocene through the Modern Period - Lived on the shores of the North Pacific - Was an herbivore - Lived off a diet of kelp - Was longer than a killer whale - Weighed three times as much as a killer whale - Was an aquatic mammal - Went extinct in 1768

Andrewsarchus

Quick Andrewsarchus Facts: - Lived during the Middle Eocene Period - Lived in what is now Mongolia - Was a carnivore - May have fed on turtles and mollusks - May have been the largest terrestrial carnivorous mammal

Elasmotherium

Quick Elasmotherium Facts: - Lived from the Pleistocene through the Modern Period - Lived in Eurasia - Also known as the Steppe Rhinoceros and the Giant Siberian Unicorn - May have been the origin of the unicorn myth - Horn may have been as long as a human male is tall - Twice as long as a black rhinoceros - Weighed as much as a hippo - Was an herbivore

Indricotherium

Quick Indricotherium Facts: - Lived during the Oligocene Period - Lived on what is now the plains of Asia - Was once known as Baluchitherium - Is now also known as Paraceratherium - May have had a prehensile lip - Was as long as a semi-trailer - Weighed more than 2-1/2 elephants - Was an herbivore

Arsinoitherium

Quick Arsinoitherium Facts: - Lived from the Late Eocene through the Early Oligocene Periods - Lived on the plains of North Africa - Was as long as a black rhino - Weighed more than a cow - Was an herbivore

Macrauchenia

Quick Macrauchenia Facts: - Lived from the Miocene Period through the Modern Period - Lived on the plains of South America - Was longer than a horse - Weighed as much as a camel - Was an herbivore

Chalicotherium

Quick Chalicotherium Facts: - Lived from the Middle through the Late Miocene Period - Lived on the plains of Eurasia - Was about twice as tall as a refrigerator - Weighed as much as 2 grizzly bears - Was an herbivore

Sivatherium

Quick Sivatherium Facts: - Lived during the Late Pliocene Period through the Modern Period - Lived in North America - Was about as half the length of a London bus - Weighed more than a grizzly bear - Was an herbivore
Troodon by Tan

Troodon

Quick Troodon Facts: - Troodon means “wounding tooth” - They likely laid up to 2 dozen eggs at a time - They had binocular vision - Troodon was probably an omnivore - They were likely warm bloodied animals

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