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 Crocodiles

Prehistoric Crocodiles

Metriorhynchus

Quick Metriorhynchus Facts: - Lived during the Late Jurassic Period - Lived in Eurasia - Name means "moderate snout" - Lived primarily in the oceans - Was a Carnivore

Dakosaurus

Quick Dakosaurus Facts: - Lived from the Late Jurassic Period through the Early Cretaceous Period - Lived in North and South America and Eurasia - Name means "tearing lizard" - Was a little smaller than a saltwater crocodile - Weighed more than a cow - Was a Carnivore

Purussaurus

Quick Purussaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Miocene Period - Lived in what is now South America - Name means "Purus River reptile" - Was about twice the size of a saltwater crocodile - Was an Omnivore

Kaprosuchus

Quick Kaprosuchus Facts: - Lived during the Middle Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now North Africa - Name means "boar crocodile" - Was about the size of a saltwater crocodile - Had a 2 foot long skull with tusks - Was a Carnivore

Deinosuchus

Quick Deinosuchus Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now North America - Name means "terrible crocodile" - Was twice as long as a saltwater crocodile - Weighed more than an elephant - Had a skull as long as an average human male is tall - Was a Carnivore

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
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

Pteranodon

Quick Pteranodon Facts: - Lived during the Late Cretaceous Period - Lived in what is now known as North America - Was 12 times heavier than a Red-tailed Hawk - Had 3 times the wingspan of a Crowned Eagle - Was a Piscivore and/or Carnivore