Dinosaurs – Exploring Lifes Mysteries https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com Pack a bag, change your perspective, open your mind and explore the mystery of life. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:49:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Jurassic Period Facts: Rise of the Dinosaurs https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/jurassic-period-facts/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/jurassic-period-facts/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Jurassic mountainsThe Mesozoic era saw some incredibly amazing life forms that continue to puzzle paleontologists today. The Mesozoic era was divided in to three individual periods: the Triassic period, the Jurassic period and the Cretaceous period. Smack in the middle of the Mesozoic area, the Jurassic period itself was also divided in to three sections, the …

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Cryolophosaurus: The Elvisaurus https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/cryolophosaurus/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/cryolophosaurus/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1404 CryolophosaurusCryolophosaurus roamed the planet during the early Jurassic period and while it is certainly not a commonly known dinosaur it was unique in a variety of ways. Along with its unique physical appearance the Cryolophosaurus also lived in a unique area of the world that many other species of dinosaur tended to avoid. Jokingly referred …

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Archaeopteryx: The First Bird Ever Known https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/archaeopteryx/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/archaeopteryx/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1402 ArchaeopteryxThe Archaeopteryx is known by many as the first bird ever known and is also thought by some to be proof of a link between dinosaurs and bird life. While a precise link remains to be found between the characteristics of the Archaeopteryx developing from the large terrestrial dinosaurs of its time, there is no …

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Velociraptor: The Dinosaur Known Simply As “The Raptor” https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/velociraptor/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/velociraptor/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1400 Velociraptor huntingThe Velociraptor, also known as simply the “Raptor” roamed the Earth around 75 to 71 million years ago. Contrary to popular belief following the film “Jurassic Park” the Velociraptor did not exist during the Jurassic period – in fact the Velociraptor did not make its first appearance until the late Cretaceous period millions of years …

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Ankylosaurus: Armored Dinosaur https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/ankylosaurus/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/ankylosaurus/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1398 AnkylosaurusIt was in the late Cretaceous period some 99 – 65 million years ago that the Ankylosaurus roamed the Earth. The Ankylosaurus is the perfect example of the wide diversity that had come to be during the late Cretaceous period as dinosaurs expanded and diversified. This particularly large quadruped is known by many for its …

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Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus: The “Should Be” King of Dinosaurs https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/spinosaurus-aegyptiacus/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/spinosaurus-aegyptiacus/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1365 Spinosaurus AegyptiacusThe Spinosaurus is known by many as the “should be” king of dinosaurs with dinosaur enthusiasts all across the planet claiming that this ferocious carnivore rivaled the Tyrannosaurus Rex. This humongous predator may have given the Tyrannosaurus Rex a run for its money, however, due to a lack of specimens of Spinosaurus it is particularly …

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Triceratops Dinosaur: A Majestic Cretaceous Beast https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/triceratops-dinosaur/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/triceratops-dinosaur/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1363 Triceratops DinosaurThe herbivorous dinosaur well known for the three horns that adorn its skull, the Triceratops roamed our Earth 68 to 65 million years ago. While it may seem near impossible to determine anything about these majestic beasts there are actually quite a few facts which can be obtained about this dinosaur even millions of years …

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Tyrannosaurus Rex: The King of Dinosaurs https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/tyrannosaurus-rex/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/tyrannosaurus-rex/#respond Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1361 Tyrannosaurus RexKnown as the king of the dinosaurs and a vicious meat eating carnivore, the Tyrannosaurus Rex roamed the Earth 67 to 66.5 million years ago. The fascination in this king of the beasts most certainly comes from the fact that this terrifying creature was once alive, alive and kicking around all 7.5 tons of its …

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Stegosaurus Facts: Fossils Found on Four Continents https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/stegosaurus-facts/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/stegosaurus-facts/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1359 Stegosaurus FactsThe Stegosaurus is perhaps one of the most widely recognized dinosaurs due to its armored plates that ran along its back in two columns. The Stegosaurus lived 150 to 145 million years ago during the late Jurassic period. While the large armored plates of the Stegosaurus make it more recognizable to amateur dinosaur lovers they …

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Jurassic Period Plants Were Responsible For Supporting Life https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/jurassic-period-plants/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/jurassic-period-plants/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1301 Jurassic mountainsWhen it comes to the Jurassic period most often people are concerned with the giant dinosaurs that roamed the Earth. If it weren’t for the Jurassic period plants however, the now extinct dinosaurs would never have survived as long as they did. In this article we will cover a number of well known Jurassic period …

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The Brontosaurus Goes “Extinct” https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/brontosaurus/ https://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/brontosaurus/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.exploringlifesmysteries.com/?p=1299 BrontosaurusOver the past years the Brontosaurus has become no more. It is not the fact that the dinosaur disappeared, more that it never actually existed. The Brontosaurus as it was known to paleontologists was actually first discovered and classified as the Apatosaurus and due to rules of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature the name …

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