Triceratops

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Probably the most recognizable dinosaur, this ceratopsian was one of the last non-avian dinosaurs before the mass extinction event at the end of the Cretaceous Time Period.

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Microraptor

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Like Archaeopteryx, Microraptor had bird like feathers used not just for warmth but for aerodynamics making the important evolutionary link between dinosaurs and birds. They could glide like flying squirrels, and shared the skies with pterosaurs and birds

Dacentrurus

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A large and heavily protected stegosaur with large spikes protruding from the shoulders as well as down its back and tail. It was originally known as Omasaurus.

Olorotitan

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From the Late Cretaceous in what is now far East Russia, this is the most complete hadrosaur discovered outside of North America.

Gryposaurus

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A hadrosaur formally thought to be Kritosaurus, having a thin and arching nasal hump (sometimes referred to as a 'roman nose'), it also had 1.5 inch high pyramidal scales on it's back.

Gastonia

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A heavily protected nodosaur from the Early Cretaceous, Gastonia had spikes along the tail, sides, and neck. It also had a large bony sacral shield over it's lower back to tail

Yutyrannus

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I noticed the 4yo wasn't really playing with his carnivores, even avoiding them. He only had four or five, and they were mostly ignored. So I got more. They sure make great 'bad guys' for countless dinosaur toy battles.

Diabloceratops

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A ceratopsian from the late Cretaceous time period in what is now North America. Only two partial skulls have been found, so many characteristics are based on other Ceratopsids. Two large curved horns extending upwards from the frill.

Psittacosaurus

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He was watching Dino Dan (again) and was telling me about the half dinosaur half porcupine...I (we) actually thought they were quills until I started writing this page!

Brachiosaurus

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A sauropod from the Jurassic Time Period discovered in what is now North America with different neck, leg, and tail proportions than most sauropods

Ankylosaurus

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An armoured dinosaur from found in Western North America from the end of the Late Cretaceous period; one of the last non-avian dinosaurs.

Dracorex

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We first discovered this on Tv show Dino Dan. It was one of the first dinosaurs he knew about before we researched together. I had to ask HIM about it!

Amargasaurus

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The story behind us getting this one is pretty self explanatory...it's a sauropod. With spikes on its back. The whole thing was quite exciting!

Parasaurolophus

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An ornithodod with a large crest probably used for communicating and maybe even thermoregulation. Parasaurolophus lived during the Late Cretaceous time period, in what is now North America.

Stegosaurus

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With a walnut sized brain, Stegosaurus lived in the Late Jurassic, Very well protected with spiked plates along its back and thagomizer (group of 4-8 spikes) at the end of its tail would be a formidable weapon.

Therizinosaurus

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A large theropod with long claws from the Late Cretaceous, Therizinosaurus is known from only a few bones including its large claws. Its appearance is based off of what other therizinosaurids may have looked like.

Diplodocus

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At one time the longest dinosaur, (now Seismosaurus is) this giant sauropod from the Late Jurassic could eat leaves from the tree tops and the vegetation growing in the water. Small head, unusual teeth.

Saichania

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More robust than other anklyosaurs, armour protected its head and body, and a club tail help defend against predators like Tarbosaurus.

Carnotaurus

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Carnotaurus was a large theropod with two horns that lived about 72 and 69.9 million years ago in South America during the Late Cretaceous period. Carnotaurus is one of the best-understood theropods from the Southern Hemisphere.