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    Spinosaurus: Then And Now

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    Spinosaurus: Then and Now The Spinosaurus is a dinosaur first discovered in the early 20th century. It was named by Ernst Stromer, the man who first discovered it and its name translates to “Spine reptile”. It is estimated to have lived during the Cretaceous period and more specifically between 112-93.5 million years ago. (10) The Spinosaurus belongs to the Phylum of Chordata, meaning it has a hollow nerve chord ending in a brain, the Class of Archosauria, meaning it is a diapsid amniote, the Order of Saurischia, meaning it is lizard-hipped, the Suborder of Theropoda, meaning it is a carnivore, and finally the Family of Spinosauridae and Subfamily of Spinosaurinae. (11) The three known species include Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, Spinosaurus maroccanus…

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    of his life. Between 1940 and 1944, Stromer identified the bones of Aegyptosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus, and the largest known carnivorous dinosaur, Spinosaurus. He also found 42 other types of dinosaurs, fish, crocodiles, and turtles. Ernst Stromer discoveries were not appreciated until after his lifetime, but because of his talent to overcome difficulties and develop scholarly behaviors, he was ultimately recognized by scientists. Ernst Stromer was born into an aristocratic family in 1870.…

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    My animal is a spinosaurus, it went extinct millions of years ago because it is a dinosaur.This animal grow grow in length to be about 40 feet long.In heighth it grew to be about 20 feet tall. This animal has spikes on its back that grow to be about 5 feet tall they kinda look like fins like on a fish. This dino can swim under water and holds its breath for a long time if needed. It has a darker green type of skin color. And it has a long head. The spinosaurus was able to swim real good…

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    60 wide and dull serrated teeth. Tyrannosaurus used its front teeth that were closely packed to grip and pull while using its side teeth that are more widely spaced for tearing flesh. The teeth had a curve, reinforcing ridges and robustness structure in order to withstand forces while killing their prey.(8) Its long tail might possibly responsible for supporting the balance of the whole body during the run. However, the function of its tiny forelimb is still unclear. Diet For the Diet of these…

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    On a sunny day in New York a new dinosaur museum opened featuring the newly discovered spinosaurus fossil. The fossil stood nearly 12 metres tall and 20 metres long the biggest yet. Every citizen of New York would visits the museum. In celebration to this a new movie Triassic park was made. Now our story starts with a young dinosaur fanatic named Grant Rex. Ever since he was young he had always loved dinosaurs and watched all the Jurassic park films, even Jurassic park 3. Grant studied…

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    Giganotosaurus Essay

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    T.Rex, Spinosaurus, Velociraptor and Pteranodons. All these aren the “popular” dinosaurs but they make up a tiny amount of the total dinosaur race. One of the thousands of dinosaurs was the Giganotosaurus. There are some interesting aspect about this dinosaur, such as its diet, habitat, and some of its special features. The Giganotosaurus was a massive beast and as you may know it would need a lot of food for energy to sustain it. You may be thinking, so what everything needs food, but the…

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    There was once a little stegosaurus. His name was Steven. Steven was a curious little stegosaurus. One day he saw a shooting star. Since he was soooooo curious, he left his parents that night to go find the shooting star. He ventured out into the uncharted wilderness (at least to the stegosauri). What lay before him was huge swamps and rivers, enormous mountains and valleys, and Volcano of DEATH. Steven didn’t know this, for he was too little to understand. Steven headed through the brush and…

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    DARSHAN GANGANNA RAVINDRA Abstract— About Sixty-five million years ago, one of last non-avian reptile species called dinosaurs vanished from the earth. The extinction of this huge animal is a never-ending topic of interest, the mass extension of dinosaurs occurred over a very short geological period. Keywords— Non-Avian Dinosaurs, Mass extinction, Dinosaurs extinction theories; Asteroid impact; Volcanism; I. INTRODUCTION Dinosaurs are the certain group of reptiles which influenced and ruled…

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    A food chain usually has three levels, the producers, primary consumers, and the secondary consumers. During the Mesozoic Era, many trees and ferns were producers, and herbivores like the Ankylosaurus were primary consumers. This meant that the primary consumers devoured the producers. Then, the secondary consumers consisted of carnivores such as the Spinosaurus. These secondary consumers ate the primary consumers. Today, the producers would be regular plants, the primary consumers would be…

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