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 Horses

Prehistoric Horses

Quagga

Quick Quagga Facts: - Lived from the Late Pleistocene Period all the way to the Modern Period - Lived on the plains of South Africa - Was half the length of a zebra - Was half as heavy as a zebra - Went extinct in 1883 in an Amsterdam zoo

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

Hyracotherium

Quick Hyracotherium Facts: - Lived from the Early Eocene Period through the Middle Eocene Period - Lived in what is now North America and Western Europe - Also known as Eohippus - Was smaller than a dalmatian - Could probably have run as fast as a cat

Mesohippus

Quick Mesohippus Facts: - Lived from the Late Eocene Period through the Middle Oligocene Period - Lived in what is now North America - Was smaller than a modern-day pony - Ran about as fast as a white-tailed deer - Was an herbivore

Hipparion

Quick Hipparion Facts: - Lived from the Miocene Period through the Pleistocene Period - Lived in what is now Asia, Africa, Europe and North America - Was about the size and weight of a horse - Could run as fast as a modern coyote - Was an herbivore

Merychippus

Quick Merychippus Facts: - Lived during the Late Miocene Period - Lived in what is now North America - Was about half the height of Napoleon - Weighed less than a modern pig - Was an herbivore

Pliohippus

Quick Pliohippus Facts: - Lived during the Late Miocene Period through the Pliocene Period - Lived in North America - Was about the same size as a modern horse - Could run as fast as a horse - Was an herbivore
Allosaurus by L. D. Austin

Allosaurus

Quick Allosaurus Facts: - This dinosaur weighed about half as much as an African Elephant - It stood 16 feet tall; 3 feet taller than the average elephant - It was 40 feet or longer; this made it as long as 3 Hippos - Allosaurus means “different lizard” - It could move at about 20 MPH—the speed of a charging giraffe.

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?