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Megalosaurus

Megalosaurus was the first dinosaur ever to be named a dinosaur by scientists.

Megalosaurus

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Hadrosaurus

The Hadrosaurus is special because it was the first dinosaur found in the U.S. officially recognized as a dinosaur by science.

Hadrosaurus

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Gigantoraptor

Gigantoraptor dinosaur was a huge oviroraptorosaur, growing at least 26 feet long. It lived in what is now Mongolia. Although scientists have only found one Gigantoraptor skull, they believe it’s the biggest in its family—imagine an...

Gigantoraptor

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Gallimimus Ballatus

Gallimimus Ballatus lived during the late Cretaceous Period, about 70 million years ago, in what is now Mongolia. This dinosaur got its genus name, which means “chicken...

Gallimimus Ballatus

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Dryptosaurus

One of the first dinosaurs discovered and recognized by scientists in the United States, Dryptosaurus lived in the area that is now New Jersey during the late Cretaceous Period, 67 million years ago. It was a...

Dryptosaurus

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Dilophosaurus

The Dilophosaurus had a large crest on its skull, made from delicate bone. This crest wasn’t strong enough to be a weapon, but was probably used to intimidate or impress. Because it was one of the largest animals alive during its time, its short, curved teeth were probably just right since it...

Dilophosaurus

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Deinonychus

For many years, people thought of dinosaurs as huge, lumbering reptiles. When Deinonychus was discovered in the 1960s, scientists had to look at dinosaurs in a new way. Deinonychus was the first birdlike dinosaur to be discovered....

Deinonychus

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Brachiosaurus

One of the largest dinosaurs, the brachiosaurus was 82 feet long and tall enough to look in a five-story building. It probably weighed as much as 62 tons. It moved slowly and ate plants, and its front legs were longer than its back ones—similar to a

Brachiosaurus

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Apatosaurus

First discovered in the U.S. in 1877, Apatosaurus was once called Brontosaurus. This massive dinosaur grew up to 82 feet long and weighed as much as 50,000 pounds. It fueled its body by eating tons of

Apatosaurus

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Anklyosaurus

Imagine a cross between a turtle and a military tank and you might have an anklyosaurus. This animal was slow, but tough!

Anklyosaurus

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Allosaurus

Think of a truly terrifying dinosaur. Chances are, the one in your mind is an allosaurus. The allosaurus is one of the most well-known dinosaurs and the one most of us imagine ripping through a jungle destroying everything in...

Allosaurus

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Recently Discovered Dinosaurs

Abelisaurus The first Abelisaurus fossil was found in Argentina in 1985 by Roberto Abel. This dinosaur was a fierce carnivore, but it evolved separately from the tyrannosaurs.

Recently Discovered Dinosaurs

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All about Coprolites

The word ‘Coprolite’ has been derived from the Greek words Kopros Lithos that means ‘dung stone’. Coprolites can be defined as very old pieces of poop that have been fossilized over time. They come in various shapes and size and have been discovered on every continent on

All about Coprolites

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Dinosaurs for Kids

What was a dinosaur? Our earth is 4.54 billion years and during all these years numerous life forms have flourished in it. Dinosaurs were land-living reptiles which inhabited the planet millions of years ago....

Dinosaurs for Kids

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Why did dinosaurs become extinct?

For over 150 million years, dinosaurs were the dominant animals on the planet. Then, about 65 million years ago, toward the end of the Cretaceous period, they became extinct. There are many theories about why dinosaurs became extinct.

Why did dinosaurs become extinct?

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