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
Apatosaurus by Peter Montgomery

Apatosaurus

Quick Apatosaurus Facts: - Another name for Apatosaurus is Brontosaurus. - This dinosaur was an herbivore - It could crack its tail at over 200 decibels - It's name means “deceptive lizard” - Likely, it was impossible for it to raise its head

Megalodon

Quick Megalodon Facts: - Lived during the Early Miocene to the Late Pliocene Periods - Swam in oceans all over the world - Its fossilized teeth were mistaken for dragon tongues - 3 times longer than a killer whale - Weighs half as much as a blue whale - Lived on a diet of dolphins, giant sea turtles and whales