dinosaur

Adasaurus

Adasaurus mongoliensis was a dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur (commonly referred to as a “raptor“) which lived in Mongolia during the late Cretaceous Period about 70 million years ago. Fragmentary remains were found during the 1970s, and it was officially named and… Read More ›

Cedrorestes

Cedrorestes, which means “Cedar Mountain dweller”, was an ornithopod dinosaur which lived in Utah during the early Cretaceous Period. The fossils of this animal were discovered in eastern Utah in 2001. These were fragmentary remains consisting of pieces of ribs,… Read More ›

Anchisaurus

Anchisaurus was a prosauropod dinosaur whose fossils have been found in America’s northeastern states of Massachusetts and Connecticut within rocks dated to the beginning of the Jurassic Period, about 200-190 million years ago. Anchisaurus is one of the more well-known… Read More ›

Conchoraptor

Conchoraptor, meaning “shell robber”, was a small bird-like dinosaur barely measuring 5 feet long. Its fossils were discovered in 1971 within the rocks of the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia, but they were believed to belong to its more well-known relative… Read More ›

Mierasaurus

Mierasaurus was a turiasaurian sauropod dinosaur which lived in Utah during the early Cretaceous Period approximately 139 to 136 million years ago. Mierasaurus lived during a time when the environment of prehistoric Utah became substantially wetter and more humid than… Read More ›

Wuerhosaurus

Wuerhosaurus was a stegosaur dinosaur which lived in China during the early and middle Cretaceous Period. It was one of the last stegosaurs to have existed, as they had largely been replaced elsewhere in the world by the ankylosaurians by… Read More ›

Hippodraco

Hippodraco, meaning “horse dragon” in a mixture of ancient Greek and Latin, was an ornithopod dinosaur which lived in western North America during the early Cretaceous Period. The fossils were found by Andrew R. C. Milner in 2004 in east-central… Read More ›

Falcarius

Falcarius was a 12 foot long theropod dinosaur which lived in Utah during the early Cretaceous Period, approximately 139 to 136 million years ago. It was a very primitive therizinosaur – so primitive that it still bears a close resemblance… Read More ›