SAUROPODS ARE A GROUP OF SAURISCHIAN DINOSAURS THAT GREW TO IMMENSE SIZES. THEY ARE CHARACTERIZED BY THEIR LONG NECK AND TAIL, HAVING SMALL HEADS, WALKING ON FOUR LEGS AND A HERBIVOROUS DIET.

THESE SAUROPODS WERE THE LARGEST LAND ANIMALS THAT EVER LIVED AND OF COURSE THE LARGEST OF ALL DINOSAURS.

SAUROPODS LIVED DURING THE JURASSIC EPOCH AND CRETACEOUS PERIOD, 201 - 66 MILLION YEARS AGO.

SOME NOTABLE MEMBERS OF THIS GROUP OF DINOSAURS ARE CAMARASAURUS, DIPLODICUS AND SUPERSAURUS.

SAUROPOD

Camarasaurus Dinosaur Granada Gallery

CAMARASAURUS

Diplodocus Dinosaur Granada Gallery

DIPLODOCUS

Supersaurus Dinosaur Granada Gallery

SUPERSAURUS

THEROPOD MEANING “BEAST-FOOTED” IS A GROUP OF ORIGINALLY CARNIVOROUS DINOSAURS INCLUDING THE FAMOUS TYRANNOSAURUS REX.

 

THIS LINEAGE OF DINOSAURS EVENTUALLY EVOLVED INTO MODERN DAY BIRDS. THIS GROUP OF DINOSAURS CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THEIR HOLLOW BONES AND THREE-TOED FEET.

 

THEROPODS FIRST APPEARED DURING THE CARNIAN AGE OF THE LATE TRIASSIC PERIOD ROUGHLY 230 MILLION YEARS AGO.

 

SOME THEROPODS CARNIVORES GRADUALLY EVOLVED AND STARTED EATING FISH, INSECTS AND EVEN PLANTS.

THEROPOD

Albertosaurus Dinosaur Granada Gallery

ALBERTOSAURUS

ALLOSAURUS

TYRANNOSAURUS REX

Maiasaurus Dinosaur Granada Gallery Dinosaur

ORNITHISCHIANS ARE ONE OF THE TWO MAJOR GROUPS OF DINOSAURS, SOLELY CONSISTED OF HERBIVORES.

 

THE WORD ORNITHISCHIAN MEANS “BIRD-HIPPED”, BUT ARE NOT RELATED TO BIRDS. THEY ARE RECOGNIZED BY THEIR JAWS (toothless horny beak) OR A LATTICE OF BONY TENDONS CRISSCROSSING OVER THE SPINE OF THE DINOSAUR.

THESE DINOSAURS CAME IN A WIDE VARIETY OF SIZES AND SHAPES RANGING FROM THE CERATOPSIANS LIKE TRICERATOPS TO HADROSAURS LIKE MAIASAURUS.

 

ORNITHISCHIANS FIRST APPEARED ROUGHLY 200 MILLION YEARS AGO.

ORNITHISCHIANS

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