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Utahraptor

The Utahraptor is a carnivore which means “meat eater”. It lived in the Early Cretaceous (130-120 million years ago). It roamed the Northern plains. It was about 23 feet long and 1,000-1,500 pounds WOW! It had large, LARGE claws on its feet. They say that this was probably the largest raptor that ever lived! It [...]

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Apatosaurus

The Apatosaurus was found in 1877 by a planteologist named Othniel C. Marsh.  The name Apatosaurus means “deceptive lizard.” Did you know that the Apatosaurus was a relitive to the diplodocus. It was also desided that the Brontosuarus was the same thing as a Apatosaurus. A full grown Apatosaurus can weigh up to 25 to [...]

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Mamenchisaurus

Did you know that a Mamenchisaurus lived about 155,000,000 years ago! That was alomost the end of the jurassic period. Mamenchisaurus means mamen reptile. it was about 80 ft long or 25 meters wow! it was 30000.00 pounds or 15000.00 kilograms. Thats heavy. A Mamenchisaurus was a large plant eater. The group it was placed [...]

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Achillobator

Achillobator has a Latin meaning. It means “ Achilles Hero”. They are carnivores or meat eaters. The Achillobator’s fossils were found in Asia. It lived about 85 million years ago wow! It was 17 ft. long and 7 ft. tall. Achillobator where found by a scientist in 1999 in Asia. It was like a raptor only bigger!  The weight is [...]

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Staurikosaurus

Staurikosaurus was an early dinosaur meaning it was in one of the first periods but it didnt make it very far. It was the Late Triassic when they first started roaming the Earth. A Staurikosaurus is about 6.50 feet long ( 2 meters). The name Staurikosaurus means  Southern Cross Reptile. Since it is not that tall it is very light. It [...]

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Plesiosaur

Plesiosaur is an underwater reptile that was not a dinosaur but lived with them. Plesiosaur means Close to lizard. The Plesiosaur lives over 2 million years ago wow! From the tip of its nose to the end of its tail it was over 6 feet long! It ate small animals that roamed the sea close [...]

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Heterodontosaurus

Heterodontosaurus was a dinosaur not much bigger than a normal turkey here today. It had three different kinds of teeth the upper front teeth were used for biting against horny beaks. It even had teeth on its cheek, they were used for grinding the food. Last but not least the third row of teeth, they were like K9 teeth used for shredding the meat.  [...]

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Triceratops

Did you know that Triceratop means in Greek, Three Horned Face?   But it’s not true.  it only has two real horns! the third one is made of a different material.    A Triceratop was on  the Tyrannosaurus Rex menu, But beacus of the triceratops horns IT CAN SCARE OFF THE TREX!  

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Stegosaurus

Did you know that a Stegosaurus has a brain no bigger than a walnut or a small dog!  It’s true. Do you want to know what stegosaurus means?  It means roofed lizard.  They get that name because of the plates along it’s back.  No one know how they got there plated backs.   Another thing the [...]

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