Dinosaur Alphabet Book Word - SET-BC

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A is for Apatosaurus
Apatosaurus was a long-necked dinosaur that ate
plants.
This giant was bigger than a bus.
It used to be called Brontosaurus.
B is for Brachiosaurus
Brachiosaurus was very
tall.
Its neck was long and its
head was small.
This plant-eating dinosaur
was about 16 m tall and its
front legs were longer than
its back legs.
C is for Compsognathus
Compsognathus was very small.
It was the tiniest dinosaur of all.
This meat-eater was just the size of a cat.
It's really hard to imagine that.
D is for Diplodocus
Diplodocus had a whip-like tail,
a long neck and a tiny head.
This giant dinosaur ate plants.
E is for Eoraptor
Eoraptor was one of the first dinosaurs that
ever lived.
It lived more than 225 million years ago.
This meat-eater was about 1 m long.
F is for Fabrosaurus
Fabrosaurus was an early dinosaur that ate plants.
This fast-running dinosaur was about 1 m long.
It was found in South Africa.
G is for Giganotosaurus
Giganotosaurus was a huge meat-eating
dinosaur.
It was slightly bigger than T. rex!
H is for Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus was a plant-eating dinosaur the
size of a dog.
It had three kinds of teeth - this is unusual for
dinosaurs.
It could walk on two or four legs.
I is for Iguanodon
Iguanodon was a plant-eating dinosaur that had a
large spike on each thumb.
It was as big as a bus!
It is called Iguanodon because its teeth are a lot like
the teeth of an iguana.
J is for Janenschia
Janenschia was a large plant-eating
dinosaur that may have had armour
on its skin for protection.
It lived in what is now Africa.
It had a long neck, a long tail, and
was about 24 m long.
K is for Kentrosaurus
Kentrosaurus was a dinosaur that had spikes all
along its back and on its shoulders.
It ate plants and had a very small head.
L is for Lambeosaurus
Lambeosaurus was a plant-eating dinosaur that
had a strange-looking, hollow crest on its head.
No one knows what Lambeosaurus used this
crest for.
M is for Maiasaura
Maiasaura was a dinosaur that built nests and
took care of its babies.
This plant-eater lived in large herds in what is
now Montana, USA.
N is for Nodosaurus
Nodosaurus was an armoured dinosaur
that was built like a tank.
It was a plant-eater that lived in
Wyoming and Kansas, USA.
O is for Oviraptor
Oviraptor was about the size
of a person.
This dinosaur had a very
strange-looking head and no
teeth.
Oviraptor was an omnivore;
it ate both plants and
animals.
P is for Parasaurolophus
Parasaurolophus was a large dinosaur that had a
large, curved head-crest.
It may have made loud sounds with its hollow head
crest.
This plant-eater lived in western North America and
was about 9 m long.
Q is for Quaesitosaurus
Quaesitosaurus was a long-necked, whip-tailed dinosaur.
This giant ate plants and had a tiny head.
Only its fossilized skull was found in the Gobi Desert in
Asia.
R is for Riojasaurus
Riojasaurus was an early,
plant-eating dinosaur that
had spoon-shaped teeth.
It was a heavy dinosaur that
lived in South America.
S is for Stegosaurus
Stegosaurus had rows of triangular plates all along
its back.
This beautiful dinosaur was a plant-eater.
It had a small head and a tiny brain.
T is for T. rex and Triceratops
T. rex was a huge, ferocious
meat eater that lived in North
America.
T. rex
Tyrannosaurus rex means
Tyrant lizard king.
T. rex ate huge animals like
Triceratops, a horned
dinosaur that ate plants.
Triceratops
U is for Unenlagia
Unenlagia was a bird-like dinosaur
that ate meat.
It was about 2 m long and lived in
what is now South America.
V is for Velociraptor
Velociraptor was a killer dinosaur with a long,
curved claw on each foot.
This meat-eater was very intelligent and lived in
Asia.
W is for Wannanosaurus
Wannanosaurus was a thickskulled dinosaur from China.
To protect itself, this planteater probably rammed its
enemies with its head.
X is for Xiaosaurus
Xiaosaurus was a small, plant-eating dinosaur.
It was the size of a dog.
Y is for Yangchuanosaurus
Yangchuanosaurus was a meat-eating dinosaur, with
small arms and big jaws.
It was about 33 feet (10 m) long and lived in what is
now China.
Z is for Zuniceratops
Zuniceratops was a planteating dinosaur that had
horns over its eyes and on
its snout.
It was 3-3.7 m long and
weighed roughly 400
pounds.
It was found by an
elementary school boy,
Christopher Wolfe.
Zuniceratops was related to
Triceratops.
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