Did you know...
The name dinosaur comes from the term Dinosauria, which means terrible lizards.
Fossils are at least 10,000 years old
Sharks have been around over 400 million years
A 40 ft long T rex’s arms were only about as long as a human’s arm
Dinosaurs did not have kneecaps
Are all fossil animals dinosaurs?
No. There was fish, mammals, sharks, insects and many more different lifeforms.
Where did dinosaurs live?
Paleontologist have evidence that dinosaurs lived on all continents.
How are dinosaurs named?
Typically there are three different ways dinosaurs are named, by body characteristics, location they were discovered, or after a person involved in the discovery. The name Tyrannosaurus Rex means "King of the tyrant lizard"