Herrerasaurus by Vlad Konstantinov

Herrerasaurus

Herrerasaurus was one of the earliest dinosaurs. Its name means “Herrera’s lizard”, after the rancher who discovered the first specimen in 1958 in South America. All known fossils of this carnivore have been discovered in the Ischigualasto Formation of Carnian age (late Triassic according to the ICS, dated to 231.4 million years ago) in northwestern […]

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Dinosaur With Long Neck

Dinosaurs with long neck Which dinosaur has the longest neck?  Find out who are the long necked dinosaurs, facts, pictures and information about them. Long Neck Dinosaurs When we think of a dinosaurs with long necks then we are usually thinking of members of the (plant eating) sauropod classification of dinosaurs. They have long necks and tails, small […]

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Archelon

Archelon

Archelon Archelon is an extinct marine turtle from the Late Cretaceous, and is the largest turtle ever to have been documented, with the biggest specimen measuring 460 cm (15 ft) from head to tail, 400 cm (13 ft) from flipper to flipper, and 2,200 kg (4,900 lb) in weight. It is known only from the […]

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Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus

Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus

Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus Across the plains and woodlands of late Jurassic North America, circa 150 million years ago, two dinosaurs stood out for their size and majesty: the gentle, small-brained, impressively plated Stegosaurus, and the agile, three-fingered and perpetually hungry Allosaurus. Before these dinosaurs take their corners in the Dinosaur Death Duel thunderdome, let’s look […]

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Precambrian Era

Precambrian Era

The Precambrian Era, also known as the Precambrian Supereon, is a period of time in Earth’s history that covered approximately 4 billion years, which is about 90% of the entire history of the Earth. It starts about 4.56 billion years ago when the Earth was formed and ends about 541 million years ago when simple […]

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Did Dinosaurs Really Have Feathers

Did Dinosaurs Really Have Feathers?

Did Dinosaurs Really Have Feathers? Science is learning more and more about the versatility of form in dinosaurs with each great find in China, the Americas, Antarctica, and elsewhere. During their heyday in the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, dinosaurs evolved to fill niches in most ecosystems. Some were large, some were small, some walked […]

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Types of dinosaurs

Types of dinosaurs

Types of dinosaurs There are different ways to group dinosaurs according to different characteristics, but mainly the most interesting way of classifying them is the one that distinguishes between saurischia and ornithischians according to the way the hip of these reptiles was projected. Saurischians were those dinosaurs that had a type of hip known as […]

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