Iguanodon Facts & Information For Kids & Adults

Iguanodon Facts For Kids

Iguanodon was a large herbivorous dinosaur that lived in the early Cretaceous period. Early dinosaur experts believed that Iguanodon had a spike on its nose. Later discoveries have revealed that the spikes belonged on the thumbs, giving the Iguanodon a useful tool … or perhaps a fearsome weapon. This article contains Iguanodon facts for kids and adults, and is part of our Dinosaur Facts Series.

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List Of Animals That Lived With Dinosaurs

animals that lived with dinosaurs

We all know who the real ‘stars’ of the Mesozoic Era were, but there were plenty of other incredible animals that lived at the same time as dinosaurs.

On this page you'll find a list of animals that lived with dinosaurs, with pictures and information about many different types of Mesozoic species.

We’ve tried to include not only animals you’ve probably already heard of, but also a selection of lesser-known creatures of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

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How and Why did Dinosaurs Become Extinct?

Why did Dinosaurs Become Extinct

How and why did dinosaurs become extinct? Around 66 million years ago, something happened that caused 75% of all living species – including the dinosaurs – to become extinct.

On this page we’re going to find out what it was that brought the 160 million year 'reign of the dinosaurs' to a sudden end …

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Archaeopteryx Facts, Pictures & Information

Archaeopteryx Facts for kids

Archaeopteryx is famous for being the ‘first bird’. In fact, another name for Archaeopteryx is ‘Urvogel’, which is German for ‘first bird’. However, despite having feathers and wings, this late Cretaceous animal still retains very un-birdlike characteristics, such as teeth and a bony tail. It is a true ‘transitional’ animal. This article contains Archaeopteryx facts and information, and is part of our Dinosaur Facts series.

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