Pictures of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Clicking on the picture will link you to the Wikipedia page (if one exists). The designation 'Dinosaurs:' with a number indicates the page number of 'Dinosaurs', edited by Carl Mehling (2009, Amber Books), on which the animal is found.

18th February 2013

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Anchiceratops (Anchiceratops ornatus)(pronounced anky-sair-a-tops)Meaning: near horn face (originally thought to be closely related to the Centrosaurus)
Type: dinosaur, ceratopsianDiet: herbivorousPeriod: late CretaceousLocation: Alberta, CanadaLength: 4.5-6m (15-20ft)Height: 2.6m (9ft)Weight: 2470kg (5400lb)
Dinosaurs: 239

Anchiceratops (Anchiceratops ornatus)
(pronounced anky-sair-a-tops)
Meaning: near horn face (originally thought to be closely related to the Centrosaurus)

Type: dinosaur, ceratopsian
Diet: herbivorous
Period: late Cretaceous
Location: Alberta, Canada
Length: 4.5-6m (15-20ft)
Height: 2.6m (9ft)
Weight: 2470kg (5400lb)

Dinosaurs: 239

Tagged: dinosaurceratopsiananchiceratopscretaceouslate cretaceouscanada

16th February 2013

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Wow! I’ve only done two posts here, and already I have three followers (one admittedly myself on my main blog), and several likes and reblogs on the two pictures I’ve put up. Time I got my slack A into G, and started posting a bit more often (though not necessarily daily). Sorry folks! I will try to do better!

26th January 2013

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Coelophysis (Coelophysis bauri)(pronounced see-lo-fie-sis)Meaning: hollow form (in reference to its light, hollow bones)
Type: dinosaur, therapodDiet: carnivorousPeriod: late TriassicLocation: New Mexico, USALength: 2.5-3m (8-10ft)Height: unknownWeight: up to 45kg (100 lb)
Dinosaurs: 68-71

Coelophysis (Coelophysis bauri)
(pronounced see-lo-fie-sis)
Meaning: hollow form (in reference to its light, hollow bones)

Type: dinosaur, therapod
Diet: carnivorous
Period: late Triassic
Location: New Mexico, USA
Length: 2.5-3m (8-10ft)
Height: unknown
Weight: up to 45kg (100 lb)

Dinosaurs: 68-71

Tagged: dinosaurtherapodtriassiclate triassicnew mexicousacoelophysis

24th January 2013

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Minmi(pronounced min-mee)Meaning: (named after Minmi Crossing, Australia, where it was found) 
Type: dinosaur, ankylosaurDiet: herbivorousPeriod: early CretaceousLocation: Queensland, AustraliaLength: 3m (10ft)Height: 0.9m (3ft)Weight: unknown
Dinosaurs: 188

Minmi
(pronounced min-mee)
Meaning: (named after Minmi Crossing, Australia, where it was found) 

Type: dinosaur, ankylosaur
Diet: herbivorous
Period: early Cretaceous
Location: Queensland, Australia
Length: 3m (10ft)
Height: 0.9m (3ft)
Weight: unknown

Dinosaurs: 188

Tagged: minmiankylosaurearly cretaceousaustraliacretaceous