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
Therizinosaurus by Vlad Konstantinov

Therizinosaurus

Quick Therizinosaurus Facts: - Therizinosaurus means “scythe lizard” - Was about 3 car links long - Weighed as much as 3 brown bears - Could run as fast as an elephant - Its claws were as long as short swords

Helicoprion

Quick Helicoprion Facts: - Lived during the Early Miocene to the Late Pliocene Periods - Swam in oceans all over the world - Was almost half the length of a semi-trailer - Weighed as much as a horse - May have lived off of a diet of squids