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 "Fish Lizards"

The "Fish Lizards"

Ophthalmosaurus

Quick Ophthalmosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Jurassic Period - Lived in oceans worldwide - Was a marine adapted reptile - Could dive to great depths - Lived off a diet of fish, mollusks and squid

Shastasaurus

Quick Shastasaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Triassic Period - Lived in the Pacific Ocean - Was a marine adapted reptile - Was about the size of a modern sperm whale - Lived of squids, fish and cephalopods

Shonisaurus

Quick Shonisaurus Facts: - Lived during the Late Triassic Period - Lived in oceans worldwide - Was a marine adapted reptile - Was as long as 2 killer whales placed end to end - Was as heavy as 2 sperm whales - Is the State fossil of Nevada - Lived off a diet of fish and squids

Ichthyosaurus

Quick Ichthyosaurus Facts: - Lived during the Early Jurassic Period - Lived in oceans worldwide - Was a marine adapted reptile - Was about the size of an adult human male - Could swim as fast as a dolphin - Was a Piscivore - Was Viviparous (gave birth to live young) - Lived off fish and squids
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

Gigantopithecus

Quick Gigantopithecus Facts: - Lived from the Miocene Period through the Pleistocene Period - Lived in what is now Asia - Almost twice the height of a refrigerator - Weighed more than a horse - Was an herbivore - May have lived off bamboo - May have been as strong as 20 men