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.

Before The Dinosaurs

Before The Dinosaurs

Dimetrodon

Quick Dimetrodon Facts: - Lived during the Permian Period - Lived in what is now Europe and North America - Its sail-fin may have regulated its body temperature - Was about twice as long as a horse - Was a Carnivore

Lystrosaurus

Quick Lystrosaurus Facts: - Lived from the Late Permian Period through the Early Triassic Period - Lived in what is now Antarctica, South Africa and Asia - Was about the size of a pig - Lived a semi-aquatic life like a crocodile - Was an Herbivore

Cynognathus

Quick Cynognathus Facts: - Lived during the Middle Triassic Period - Lived in what is now Antarctica, South America, South Africa and China - Ran as fast as a Gray Wolf - Weighed less than a Dachshund dog - Was a Carnivore

Tanystropheus

Quick Tanystropheus Facts: - Lived during the Late Triassic Period - Lived in what is now Europe - Its neck was half its length - Was as long as a Green Anaconda - Weighed almost as much as Panda Bear - Was a Piscivore

Postosuchus

Quick Postosuchus Facts: - Lived from the Middle to the Late Triassic Period - Lived in what is now North America - Its name means "Post lizard" - Was as long as a saltwater crocodile - Weighed as much as a modern cow - Was a Carnivore

Moschops

Quick Moschops Facts: - Lived during the Late Permian Period - Lived in what is now South Africa - Its name means "calf face" - About as long as an American alligator - Weighed as much as 5 wild boars - Was an Herbivore

Casea

Quick Casea Facts: - Lived during the Late Permian Period - Lived in what is now North America and Western Europe - Its name means "cheese" - Was shorter than a modern pig - Weighed as much a kangaroo - Was an Herbivore

Edaphosaurus

Quick Edaphosaurus Facts: - Lived from the Late Carboniferous through the Early Permian Period - Lived in what is now North America and Western Europe - Was longer than a Komodo Dragon - Weighed as much as 2 black bears - Was a Carnivore

Inostrancevia

Quick Inostrancevia Facts: - Lived during the Late Permian Period - Lived in Eurasia - Was about the length of an American alligator - Weighed as much as 5 wild boars - Was a Carnivore

Placerias

Quick Placerias Facts: - Lived during the Late Triassic Period - Lived in what is now the western United States - Was about the size of a hippo - Weighed as much as a grand piano - Was an herbivore
Stegosaurus by Heinrich Harder

Stegosaurus

Quick Stegosaurus Facts: - Stegosaurus had the brain of a Walnut - Scientists call the Stegosaurus's spiked tail a thagomizer - It swallowed rocks to aid in digesting plant matter - Stegosaurus means “roofed lizard” - This dinosaur's bite was weaker than a human's bite

Plesiosaurus

Quick Plesiosaurus Facts: - Lived from the Early to the Middle Jurassic Period - Lived in oceans all over the world - Was a marine reptile - May have laid eggs in the sand like sea turtles - Was twice as long as a horse - Weighed twice as much as a pig - They breathed air - Was a Piscivore and/or Carnivore