Trilobite facts, pictures and in-depth information: discover a group of ancient arthropods that inhabited Earth hundreds of millions of years before the dinosaurs!
Ammonite facts, pictures and information.
Ammonites are prehistoric marine mollusks with distinctive curled shells. Once abundant in Earth’s oceans, ammonites – along with the dinosaurs and many other species – became extinct during the Cretaceous-Paleogene Extinction Event that occurred around 66 million years ago.
Ammonites were cephalopods, and are related to living cephalopods such as octopuses and nautiluses.
Read on to find out more about these once-abundant prehistoric animals…
Mosasaurs were the dominant marine predators of the late Cretaceous Period. With long jaws and powerful tails, they looked like a cross between a crocodile and a whale. Some mosasaurs were as big as whales, too–at 30-60 feet, the largest species were longer than all but the largest modern whales.
Dire wolf facts, pictures & information. Made famous by the ‘Game of Thrones’ books and TV show, the dire wolf was in fact a real species. This large, intelligent predator was closely related to the grey wolf. It lived in North and South America during the Ice Age.
Let’s find out more about the (non-fictional) dire wolf…
Woolly mammoth facts, pictures & in-depth information for kids and adults. Discover one of the best-known Ice Age animals…
Smilodon facts for kids and adults. On this page you’ll find pictures and information on one of the world’s best-known prehistoric animals: the ‘saber-toothed’ cat Smilodon.