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Kinnareemimus

Kinnareemimus (meaning “Kinnaree Mimic”) is a genus of ornithomimid theropod of Early Cretaceous of Thailand. It is regarded by many as the earliest ornithomimid (but not the most basal). It was first described by Eric Buffetaut and others in 2009, the species being K. khonkaenensis. It was most likely an omnivorous genus. Like all ornithomimids, […]

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Amurosaurus

Amurosaurus (meaning “Amur Lizard”) is a genus of lambeosaurine dinosaur found in Eastern Asia, supposedly from the Late Cretaceous. Two Russian paleontologists, Sergei Kurzanov and Yuri Bolotsky described this dinosaur in 1991. No complete fossil skull has been found (only a piece of the lower jaw and a few teeth), and Amurosaurus most likely had […]

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Eotyrannus

Eotyrannus (meaning “Dawn Tyrant”) is a genus of tyrannosauroid from Early Cretaceous England.  It most likely hunted hypsilodontids like Valdosaurus. Neovenator and Baryonyx were both much larger than Eotyrannus. It may have had feathers or proto feathers, which is evidence that Tyrannosaurus may have had feathers, but Yutyrannus from China is a better example of […]

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Suchomimus

Suchomimus(meaning “Crocodile Mimic”) is a genus of  large spinosauridae from the Early- Middle Cretaceous of Niger. It hunted fish, but could have taken on Nigersaurus, a small sauropod. It was large-larger than Tyrannosaurus. Ten feet tall and thirty-six feet long*, it was the third largest carnivore in the area, only smaller than Spinosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus […]

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Nigersaurus

Nigersaurus(meaning “Niger’s Lizard”) is a species  of diplodocoid(rebbachisaurid) from Middle Cretaceous of the Sahara Desert. Nigersaurus had a shovel-shaped snout that contained 500-600 teeth, each could be replaced about eight times. It was described in 1999 by Paul Sereno. It wasn’t until 2005 that it became popular because that’s when Paul Sereno noted on the […]

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Extreme Dinosaurs

CARCHARODONTOSAURUS AMARGASAURUS CARNOTAURUS PARASAUROLOPHUS MASIAKASAURUS SPINOSAURUS   TUOJIANGOSAURUS   DEINOCHEIRUS NIGERSAURUS DRACOREX   EPIDENDROSAURUS   STYRACOSAURUS   ACHELOUSAURUS CRYOLOPHOSAURUS SUCHOMIMUS ZUNICERATOPS EINIOSAURUS DIABLOCERATOPS ISISAURUS TYRANNOSAURUS TRICERATOPS PENTACERATOPS OLOROTITAN OURANOSAURUS DILOPHOSAURUS YUTYRANNUS MICRORAPTOR     EPIDEXIPTERYX   

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