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.

The First Reptiles

The First Reptiles

Longisquama

Quick Longisquama Facts: - Lived during the Middle Triassic Period - Lived in what is now central Asia - Was about the size of a Guinea Pig - Was an Insectivore/Herbivore - Might have glided tree to tree

Scutosaurus

Quick Scutosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Permian Period - Lived in Eurasia - Was as heavy as a horse - Was armor plated - Was an herbivore

Limnoscelis

Quick Limnoscelis Facts: - Lived during the Early Permian Period - Lived in what is now North America - Was as long as a Galapagos Tortoise - Weighed as much as a house cat - Was a Carnivore

Tseajaia

Quick Tseajaia Facts: - Lived during the Early Permian Period - Lived in what is now North America - Was as long as a yard stick - Weighed less than a Chihuahua dog - Was an Herbivore

Mesosaurus

Quick Mesosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Early Permian Period - Lived in what is now Africa and South America - Was about the size of a Dachshund dog - Lived in freshwater rivers and lakes - Ate plankton and small marine animals
Diplodocus by Mark A Stevenson

Diplodocus

Quick Diplodocus Facts: - Diplodocus means Double Beamed. - Diplodocus weighed the same as a truck (12-13 tons) - This dinosaur's neck and tail consisted of almost 100 vertebrae - One of the slowest moving dinosaurs reaching speeds of around 8 miles per hour - Diplodocus specimens have been found in Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming

Argentavis

Quick Argentavis Facts: - Lived in what is now South America - Lived during the Late Miocene Period - Weighed as much as an adult human male - Had a wingspan as wide as a small plane - May have flown by gliding like a hang-glider - May have been a scavenger