From birds that look like birds to beasts with fierce shapes, dinosaurs are always a mystery to humans. They not only dominate the ground, dominate the sky but also govern the ocean. This extinct creature has always been a fascinating topic for modern fantasy films.
1. Sinosauropteryx prima
This dinosaur lives in the Early Cretaceous period in China, which is catching lizards as lizards. This creature looks like an early bird.
2. Dromiceiomimus brevitertius
This ostrich-shaped animal has a long neck, large eyes, no teeth and a beak. Found in Canada in the late Cretaceous, it is an extremely difficult prey to catch because it runs very fast.
3. Einiosaurus procurvicornis
Einiosaurus, the late Cretaceous herbivore, stands out by its strong, sharp horn. Like other herbivores, it moves in herds and has a set of teeth that can chew on any hard plant species.
4. Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis
The grass-eating Pachycephalosaurus, also known as the big-headed lizard, has a bone tip at the top of the head. Scientists still do not know whether this bone tip is intended to knock each other apart or because they are injured.
5. Dimorphodon macronyx
One of the earliest known species of lizards, Dimorphodon has a wingspan of 1.2 m and 2 sets of teeth - a trait rarely found in reptiles. It is found in England during Jurassic period.
6. Cretoxyrhina mantel chases Clidastes liodontus
Cretoxyrhina, also known as "Cretaceous", is about the same size as a giant white shark. Catching up with it is the Clidastes with its curving body and paddle-like feet. Clidastes are 2-3.6 meters long, in which the tail makes up half.
7. Oviraptor philoceratops
Originally found near a nest believed to be another dinosaur, this ancient bird-like creature was named Oviraptor, meaning " egg thief ". But in fact the eggs in the nest are of Oviraptor, turning the animal into an egg thief to a mother and father loving her child.
8. Masiakasaurus knopfleri
Different from the strange curving teeth, Masiakasaurus lived in Madagascar in the late Jurassic period. The shepherd's large dinosaur was named after guitarist Mark Knopfler in the Dire Straits band by palaeontologists who discovered that his music is a magic that helps find fossils. .
9. Mei long
Probably the first ancestor of birds, but the name of this Cretaceous dinosaur means "good night dragon" . The first fossil of this large duck-like dinosaur was found in a curled sleeping position, a rare behavior of dinosaurs.
10. Diplodocus carnegii
Named from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, Diplodocus with a long neck and flexible tail, is one of the longest dinosaurs ever discovered. Because it has no teeth to chew, scientists think it has swallowed to crush and digest food.
11. "Moonlight hunt": Microraptor
This crow-like dinosaur was found in China in the Early Cretaceous period. They have long feathers on both sides of the wings and tail.
12. Gorgosaurus libratus
A long-tailed short-legged dinosaur, found in Albera, Canada, with downy fur that covers the back and tail.
13. Dromiceiomimus brevitertius
With long front legs and sharp nails, Dromiceiomimus can catch insects, eggs and other small animals for dinner. This omnivorous dinosaur can also eat whole seeds.
14. Spinosaurus aegyptiacus
Found in Egypt in Morocco in the late Cretaceous period, this creature has sharp snail-like spines that point out from the spine.
15. Shuvuuia deserti
The big turkey Shuvuuia is a bird that lives in the Gobi desert in Mongolia in the Cretaceous period. It has very strong front legs with special big thumbs to dig up insect nests.
16. Ornithocheirus giganteus
One of the largest known flying species, the Ornithocheirus has a 12-meter-long wingspan but is only as big as an adult, because it has hollow bones filled with air bags. It also has a crest on the muzzle.
17. Ichthyosaurus communis
Fisheries is an ancient sea lizard swimming in Jura waters. A batch of fossils of this dolphin-like creature was found 100 years ago in Holzmaden, Germany.
Found in Scotland in the Carbon Age, Ctenacanthus is a shark-like fish with hard spines in the front of the dorsal fin.
19. Carcharodontosaurus saharicus
Found in northern Africa in the Late Cretaceous period, the adult Carcharodontosaurus is closer to T. rex. Its name also means "serrated lizard".
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