Ankylosaurus was an armored dinosaur that lived during the late Cretaceous Period. Credit: Catmando / Shutterstock.com Often compared to an army tank or bus, Ankylosaurus was a heavily armored dinosaur with a large club-like protrusion at the end of its tail.
About Apatosaurus. Apatosaurus is a dinosaur which lived approximately 150 million years ago during the Jurassic Period. This dinosaur was first discovered in 1877 by Othniel Charles Marsh and was promptly named Apatosaurus ajax. In 1917, a second specimen was found and it was named Apatosaurus louisae.
Dimorphodon is one of our park’s pterosaurs, or flying reptiles. It evolved to soar through the Jurassic skies, with large eyes, quick jaws and sharp talons perfect for catching fish—or other prey. Fossil imagery courtesy of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Edmontosaurus is a duck billed dinosaur which lived approximately 66 to 74 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period. It was first discovered in 1871 in Alberta, Canada—although that fossil was more than likely named Trachodon cavatus by Edward Cope.
Gallimimus weighed as much as a black bear; This dinosaur may have ran in packs; About Gallimimus. Gallimimus is a dinosaur which lived 71 million years ago during the late Cretaceous Period. This dinosaur was around 7 feet high at the hips, 26 feet long and weighed around 950-990 pounds.
Indominus rex was the latest attraction in Jurassic World. The hybrid was created by combining the genetic traits of multiple species. Some of the known species that were used in the creation of the hybrid are Tyrannosaurus rex, Velociraptor, Carnotaurus, Giganotosaurus, Majungasaurus, Rugops...
Quick Metriacanthosaurus Facts. Was over 2 car links long; Weighed as much as 2 Brown Bears; Could run as fast as a Polar Bear; Ate the equivalent of 400 hamburgers a day; Lived in what is now Western Europe; About Metriacanthosaurus. Metriacanthosaurus is a dinosaur which lived approximately 160 million years ago during the mid Jurassic Period.
Were pterosaurs dinosaurs? Explain the relationship between pterosaurs and dinosaurs. Explain the relationship between pterosaurs and dinosaurs. They were not dinosaurs, they were flying reptiles. Dinosaurs and pterosaurs both originate from thecodonts. They share the same ankle.
The Bird-Like Dinosaurs (Flying Dinosaurs) The word dinosaur means “terrible lizard,” and this is somewhat contradictory since dinosaurs are not lizards but a separate group of extinct reptiles. On the other hand, birds are viewed to have directly descended from dinosaurs (specifically from the theropod group during the Mesozoic Era.
Terrestrial pterosaurs ate carcasses, baby dinosaurs, lizards, eggs, insects and various other animals. "They were probably fairly active hunters of small prey," Hone said. Water-loving pterosaurs ate a variety of marine life, including fish, squid, crab and other shellfish.