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What Dinosaur Has 500 teeth?

What Dinosaur Has 500 teeth? Nigersaurus is a 30-foot-long plant-eating dinosaur that lived 110 million years ago in what is now Nigers Sahara Desert. Nigersaurus lived in a lush environment alongside the predatory dinosaur suchomimus, the plant eaters ouranosaurus and lurdusaurus, and supercroc. Nigersaurus had a delicate skull and an extremely wide mouth lined with […]

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Smilodon

Smilodon

Smilodon Smilodonis a genus of machairodont felid. It is one of the most famous prehistoric mammals, and the best known saber-toothed cat. Although commonly known as thesaber-toothed tiger, it was not closely related to the tiger or other modern cats.Smilodonlived in the Americas during thePleistoceneepoch(2.5 mya10,000 years ago). The genus was named in 1842, based […]

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Paraceratherium-transouralicum

Paraceratherium: The Largest Ever Land Mammal

Paraceratherium Paraceratheriumis a genusof hornlessrhinoceros, and one of the largest terrestrial mammals that has ever existed. It lived from the early to late Oligoceneepoch(3423 million years ago); its remains have been found acrossEurasiabetween China and theBalkans. It is classified as a member of thehyracodontsubfamilyIndricotheriinae.Paraceratheriummeans “near the hornless beast”, in reference toAceratherium, the genus in which […]

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kaprosuchus

Kaprosuchus saharicus: The Galloping, Dinosaur-Eating Crocodile

Kaprosuchus Kaprosuchusis agenusofmahajangasuchidcrocodyliform. It is known from a single nearly complete skull collected from theUpperCretaceousEchkar FormationofNiger. The name means “boar crocodile” from theGreek庥峎怷,kapros(“boar”) and 怷彃羊怷,souchos(“crocodile”) in reference to its unusually large caniniform teeth which resemble those of aboar.It has been nicknamed “BoarCroc” byPaul Serenoand Hans Larsson, who first described the genus in a monograph published […]

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pangea-supercontinent

Pangea

Pangea Pangea or Pangaeaorwas asupercontinentthat existed during the latePaleozoicand earlyMesozoiceras.It assembled from earlier continental units approximately 335 million years ago, and it began to break apart about 175 million years ago.In contrast to the presentEarth and its distribution of continental mass, Pangea was centred on theEquatorand surrounded by the superoceanPanthalassa. Pangea is the most recent […]

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