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    There were over 1,000 different species of dinosaurs (“Dinosaurs”) that lived and evolved for almost 185 million years (“Dinosaur Facts”). Dinosaurs were some of the largest and most mysterious creatures to walk the Earth. Dinosaurs have helped scientists to understand the Earth and it 's past by studying different types, how they lived, their characteristics and what caused their mass extinction. When, where and how did dinosaurs live? Dinosaurs arose around 200 million years ago and lived and

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    4/26/2016 English 12 Ms. Hous The fall of Dinosaurs It is hard to imagine that millions of years ago, the Earth was not dominated by humans, but by Dinosaurs. These great Beast’s, who were as big or bigger than cars, roamed the land. Some were giant killing machines, like the Tyrannosaurus Rex.Some are even alive today, while many people do not even notice. There have been countless theories as to how the dinosaurs became extinct. The dinosaurs ruled the land for millions of years, and it seems

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    Dinosaur Dinosaurs: Extinct or Natural Causes As geologic time goes, all the dinosaurs living on earth suddenly disappeared. How did these dominated and gigantic creatures really die? Was it a slow extinction through natural causes, or did it happen suddenly? These questions give rise to many different beliefs on how the dinosaurs disappeared over sixty-five million years ago. Something happened sixty-five million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous period that was so devastating

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    Part A: What are Dinosaurs? Dinosaurs are land-dwelling reptiles that once roamed the Earth and the word comes from a Greek word that means "terrible lizard". Dinosaurs are defined by their skeleton features, particularly the way they hold the limbs. Dinosaurs limbs support them from beneath, (like a horse), while modern-day reptiles (such as crocodiles and lizards) limbs come out from the sides. Dinosaur are a diverse species ranging in different shapes and sizes and were able to survive in a variety

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    The Extinction of The Dinosaurs

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    Extinction of Dinosaurs Many different theories exist as to why the dinosaurs went extinct. We know for sure most dinosaurs died out around 65 million years ago. The majority of scientists agree on a number of theories as to what brought the end of the dinosaurs. The most popular theory is that an asteroid ended the reign of the dinosaurs. Another theory, massive climate change in the pre-historic atmosphere, caused all the dinosaurs to die. Some scientists believe that mammals out competed dinosaurs for

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    happened to the dinosaurs have been one of the most controversial research topics in history. One minute, the earth was blooming with countless trees and a healthy environment, then, in the period of seconds, all life on earth was wiped out, creating a mass extinction across the globe (Bond, 2017). Discovering what ended the cretaceous period has been a major priority in the scientific world, however, with enough modern day research, scientists have nailed the extinction of the Dinosaurs down to two

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    Dinosaurs are a group of reptiles that first appeared during the Triassic period (around 225 million years ago) and were extinct in the Cretaceous period (about 65 million years ago). Dinosaur are a diverse species ranging in different shapes and sizes and were able to survive in a variety of ecosystems (Australian Museum, 2016) (Natural History Museum, 2017) (Dinosaur Jungle, 2015). The fundamental physical features of a dinosaur are: Diapsid (animal with two holes in skull behind eye socket)

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    Dinosaurs Are Awesome

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    I still want to see how different earth was during that time so I could confirm and add to the overall knowledge about the dinosaurs. The Cretaceous time period was the last time period in which dinosaurs are seen. This time period spanned from 144 million years ago (mya) to 66 mya; right after the Jurassic time period and before the Tertiary. This is a time when dinosaurs were at their height with many thousands of different species known or yet to be identified. Our earliest ancestors were small

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    Majestic Dinosaurs

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    fossils, giving them more information about the common ancestor of dinosaurs, and how they came to rule the earth for millions of years. The author gives us an example of what the ancestor of dinosaurs may have looked like, by telling us that it “probably looked something like a chicken”. Just as there was a mass extinction that wiped out most dinosaurs, there was a mass extinction millions years before, that gave the dinosaurs an opportunity to rise and evolve. 252 millions years ago, between the

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    Dinosaur Fossils

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    Dinosaur ‘Judith’ Fossils: Triceratops Ancestor With A Head Adorned With A Spiky ‘Shield’ Of Bone And ‘Devil’ Horns; Used Them To Attract Mate The researchers have discovered dinosaur fossils 10 years ago. It belongs to “Judith,” a spiky headed ancestor triceratops, which trudged the American north-west over 65 million years ago. Recently, the study reveals that “Judith” was much more important than previously thought. The researchers believe that she is a new species, which is called “Spiclypeus

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