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Scientists have had to make a lot of assumptions about Therizinosaurus, as only a few bone fragments have ever been found. For example; they have never found a skull, so have used what they know about other dinosaurs of the theropod suborder to predict that it was a herbivore. They…

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Bunostegos was only discovered a few years ago. It lived in a very hot, arid desert in the centre of Pangaea about 260 million years ago. Because this desert was isolated, creatures survived there long after they had become extinct in other areas of the supercontinent. Bunostegos ate plants, and there…

Dino Gallery_Bizarre Koskinonodon description
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Adapted for life on land and in the water. Stumpy legs better at swimming than walking. Could sense the movement of prey in the water. Roughly 3m long. Eyes unusually far forward on its head. Carnivore/Piscivore – look at those sharp teeth! The Koskinonodon was a type of prehistoric amphibian…

Cool Reads Phorusrhacid terror bird sings Figaro
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We all know that fossils and bones can help scientists work out what extinct creatures used to look like, but now researchers are claiming they can even tell you what they used to sound like! ‘Terror Birds’, or phorusrhacids, lived after the dinosaurs and died out about 3.5 million years…

Cool Reads Metoposaurus loves red car
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Back when the world was just the supercontinent of Pangaea (also known as Pangea), back before dinosaurs ruled the land, the scariest thing you could come across might well have been the big brother of our modern day frogs and newts.