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Dromaeosaurus

Dromaeosaurus Dromaeosaurus (“running lizard”) was a genus of theropod dinosaur which lived during the Late Cretaceous period (middle late Campanian), sometime between 76.5 and 74.8 million years ago, in the western United States and Alberta, Canada. The type species is Dromaeosaurus albertensis, which was described by William Diller Matthew and Barnum Brown in 1922. One feature common to all […]

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Carcharodontosaurus

Carcharodontosaurus

Carcharodontosaurus Carcharodontosaurus is a genus of carnivorous  carcharodontosaurid  dinosaurs that existed between 100 and 94 million years ago, during the Cenomanian stages of the mid-Cretaceous Period. It is currently known to include two species, C.saharicusand C.iguidensis, which were among the larger theropods, as large as or slightly bigger than Tyrannosaurus and possibly slightly larger than Giganotosaurus, but not quite as large as Spinosaurus. […]

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Gallimimus

Gallimimus

Gallimimus Gallimimus (meaning “chicken mimic”) is a genus of ornithomimid theropod dinosaurs from the late Cretaceous period (Maastrichtian stage) Nemegt Formation of Mongolia. With individuals as long as 8 m (26 ft), it was one of the largest ornithomimosaurs. Gallimimus is known from multiple individuals, ranging from juvenile (about 0.5 m tall at the hip) to adult (about 2 m tall at the […]

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Yutyrannus

Yutyrannus

Yutyrannus Yutyrannus was a meat-eating dinosaur that lived in what is now China during the early Cretaceous Period, about 125 million years ago.  It was large, measuring about thirty feet from snout to tail as an adult.  The genus name, Yutyrannus, translates to “Feathered Tyrant”because, as you’re about to learn, it had feathers! Yutyrannus belonged to the […]

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Saltosaurus

Saltasaurus

Saltasaurus Saltasaurus (which means “lizard from Salta”) is a genus of titanosaurid sauropod dinosaur of the Late Cretaceous Period of Argentina. Small among sauropods, though still heavy by the standards of modern creatures, Saltasaurus was characterized by a short neck and stubby limbs. It was the first genus of sauropod known to possess armour of […]

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