DINOSAURS – PICTURES AND FACTS

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Plesiosaurs and Pliosaurs

Plesiosaurs and Pliosaurs

Leptocleidus

Quick Leptocleidus Facts: - Lived during the Early Cretaceous Period - Lived in the lakes of what is now Europe - Was about the size of a white-beaked dolphin - Was a freshwater pliosaur - Was a Piscivore

Kronosaurus

Quick Kronosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Early Cretaceous Period - Lived in the ocean around what is now Australia - Was longer than a killer whale - Weighed almost 7 times more than a Beluga whale - Was a Carnivore

Elasmosaurus

Quick Elasmosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in the ocean around what is now North America - Was longer than a North Atlantic right whale - Weighed twice as much as a Beluga whale - Was a Piscivore & Carnivore

Pliosaurus

Quick Pliosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Jurassic Period - Lived around the shoreline of what is now Europe - Was as long as a Sperm Whale - Weighed as much as a Humpback Whale - Was a Piscivore & Carnivore - Fed of fish, marine animals and squids

Styxosaurus

Quick Styxosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived on the shores of what is now North America - Was shorter than a Sperm Whale - Was about as heavy as a Killer Whale - Was a Piscivore

Dolichorhynchops

Quick Dolichorhynchops Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived on the shores of what is now North America - Was about the length of a Killer Whale - Was a little heavier than a White-Beaked Dolphin - Lived on a diet of squids

Futabasaurus

Quick Futabasaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in oceans around eastern Asia - Was about as long as a Killer Whale - Weighed less than a Great White Shark - Was a Piscivore

Liopleurodon

Quick Liopleurodon Facts: - Lived during the Middle Jurassic Period - Lived in oceans all over the world - Was as fast as a Great White Shark - Weighed more than a Beluga Whale - Was a Carnivore

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
Dilophosaurus by Nobu Tamura

Dilophosaurus

Quick Dilophosaurus Facts: - Dilophosaurus may have been warm blooded - Its fossils have been found in North America and China - It is believed to have a top speed of about 20 MPH - Dilophosaurus weighed as much as 5 large boars - It was three times as long as a human is tall

Dodo Bird

Quick Dodo Bird Facts: - Lived on the island of Mauritius - Was as tall as a yard stick - Weighed as much as a Dachshund - Went extinct in 1681 - Couldn't fly - Evolved from lost pigeons