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LINDSAY NAME: Meaning - Tyrannosaurus rex means "tyrant lizard king"

LINDSAY Pronounced tie-RAN-o-SAWR-us rex

STEVEN: It was named by - Henry Fairfield Osborn

STEVEN: It was named in 1905

Lindsay there diet is Carnivore (meat-eater) - T. rex ate large dinosaurs, like Triceratops SIZE: Length - 40 feet (12.4 m) long

steven Height - 15 to 20 feet (4.6 to 6 m) tall

Steven Weight - 5 to 7 tons WHEN IT LIVED: Late Cretaceous period, about 85-65 million years ago WHERE IT LIVED: Fossil have been found in the USA (in Montana, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming), Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan), and east Asia (Mongolia). FOSSILS: What was Found - About 30 incomplete T. rex fossils have been found. One T. rex footprint has been found, in an undisclosed location in New Mexico, USA. Fossilized T.rex dung has also been found.

week 2 the dino show!!! by Steven &lindsay Script written by jamie h. steven - Triceratops means "three-horned face" Pronounced try-SER-a-tops lindsay the tryceratops was named by - Othniel Marsh Steven named in - 1889 steven DIET: Herbivore (plant-eater) lindsay SIZE: Length - 30 feet (9 m) long lindsay Height - 7 ft (2 m) tall at the hips steven Weight - up to 6-12 tons lindsayWHEN IT LIVED: Late Cretaceous period, about 72-65 million years ago WHERE IT LIVED: Fossils have been found in western Canada and the western United States, North America. FOSSILS: What has been Found - About 50 Triceratops skulls and some partial skeletons have been found. Who Found the First Fossil and When - The first Triceratops skull was found in 1888 by John Bell Hatcher. week 3 THE DINO SHOW!!!!

Todays Dinosaur is the  Velociraptor

Velociraptor was a fast-running, two-legged (bipedal) dinosaur. This meat-eater had about 80 very sharp, curved teeth in a long, flat snout; some of the teeth were over an inch (2.5 cm) long. This predator had an s-shaped neck, arms with three-fingered clawed hands, long thin legs, and four-toed clawed feet. Velociraptor's head was about 7 inches (18 cm) long.

steven Velociraptor may have been able to run up to roughly 40 mph (60 km/hr) for short bursts.

Velociraptor was about 5 to 6 feet long (1.5-2 m), and 3 feet tall (1 m). It may have weighed about 15 to 33 pounds (7 to 15 kg). It had a stiff tail that worked as a counterbalance and let it make very quick turns.

Velociraptor's brain was relatively large in comparison to its body size (this is true for all the Dromaeosaurid dinosaurs, who were the most intelligent dinosaurs).

WHEN VELOCIRAPTOR LIVED Velociraptor lived during the late Cretaceous period, about 85 - 80 million years ago. Among the contemporaries of Velociraptor were Protoceratops,Gallimimus, Oviraptor, Edmontosaurus, Maiasaura, and Saurolophus.

ENVIRONMENT Velociraptor lived in a hot, dry environment - a desert-like environment that had some streams.

BEHAVIOR In 1971, fossils of a Velociraptor and a Protoceratops were found together. They died together; the Velociraptor was attacking the Protoceratops with its claws and the armored head of the Protoceratops had apparently pierced the chest of the Velociraptor.

Velociraptor, along with the other Dromaeosaurids, were the smartest dinosaurs, as calculated from their brain:body weight ratio. This made them very deadly predators. Velociraptor may have hunted in packs, perhaps attacking even very large animals.

INTELLIGENCE Velociraptor was a dromaeosaurid, whose intelligence (as measured by its relative brain to body weight, or EQ) was the highest among the dinosaurs.

DIET Velociraptor was a carnivore, a meat eater. It probably ate just about anything it could slash and tear apart. It may have hunted in packs. It ate Protoceratops (one was found fossilized with Velociraptor in a battle to the death) and probably ate many other plant-eaters, like hadrosaurs (duck-billed dinosaurs).

LOCOMOTION Velociraptor walked on two slender legs; it was certainly among the fastest of the dinosaurs, considering its long legs and light weight. Velociraptor may have been able to run up to roughly 40 mph (60 km/hr) for short bursts. Velociraptor could probably also jump.

DISCOVERY OF FOSSILS Velociraptor was first found and described by paleontologist H. F. Osborn in Mongolia in 1924. About a dozen Velociraptor fossils have been found, including one who died in a battle to the death with Protoceratops and two hatchling Velociraptor skulls that were found near an oviraptorid nest in Mongolia (they may have been a meal). Fossils have been found in Mongolia, Russia, and China.