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dinosaur

(Encyclopedia) dinosaur d´nsôr [Gr.,=terrible lizard], extinct land reptile of the Mesozoic era. The dinosaurs, which were egg-laying animals, ranged in length from 212 ft (91 cm) to about 127…

Velociraptor

(Encyclopedia) Velociraptor vls´rptr [Gr.,=swift robber], swift bipedal carnivorous dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period. It was relatively small, being approximately 6 ft (1.8 m) long. It…

Dinosaur (Film)

Directors:Ralph Zondag and Eric LeightonWriters:Walon Green and Robert JacobsWalt Disney; PG; 90 minutesRelease:5/00Voice of:D.B. Sweeney, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis The folks at Disney spent…

Dinosaur News

Fossil finds from the miniature to the monstrous by Holly Hartman and Borgna Brunner Related Links Tyrannosaurus SueDinosaur QuizDinosaur Hall of FameDinosaur ClassificationRecent years have been…

Dinosaur Quiz

/*-->*/ Currently, there are 700 species of dinosaurs; however, paleontologists believe there could be many more species waiting to be discovered. How many species can you name based on these…

Classification of the Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs (“terrible lizards”) belong to a large group of reptiles called Archosauria (“ruling reptiles”). They are classified into two distinct orders, which are distinguished by their pelvic…

Largest Dinosaur:

Argentinosaurus hinculensis Argentinosaurus (c) Joe Tucciarone Meaning of Name:“Argentinian lizard”Period:Cretaceous Period (138 million to 65 million years ago)Size:35 - 45 meters…

Smallest Dinosaur:

Compsognathus longipesMicroceratops , a runner-up in the smallest dinosaur category, was only the size of a rabbit. (c) Joe Tucciarone Meaning of Name: “delicate jaw” Period:Jurassic Period…