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
Iguanodon by Spike Ekins

Iguanodon

Quick Iguanadon Facts - It weighed as much as a van - It was an herbivore - It could run as fast as a black mamba slithers - Its fossils have been found in Europe and the U.S - It was almost 5 car links long

Dimetrodon

Quick Dimetrodon Facts: - Lived during the Permian Period - Lived in what is now Europe and North America - Its sail-fin may have regulated its body temperature - Was about twice as long as a horse - Was a Carnivore