Dino Week 2018

Dynamite Dinosaur Facts

What dinosaurs used to live in Kansas?

Pteranodon, a giant flying reptile with a 20-foot wingspan, and Tylosaurus, a huge, predatory marine lizard, are two of the many dinosaurs who lived in what is now Kansas. Those two are our official Kansas fossils.

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What dinosaur was the biggest?

One of the largest known dinosaurs is the Argentinosaurus (meaning "Argentine lizard"), which was probably over 100 feet long and weighted over 80 tons—that's heavier than 12 elephants!

What do you call someone who studies dinosaurs?

A paleontologist! Paleontologists use fossils and other sources of information to tell us about the creatures that lived during the time of the dinosaurs 12,000 years ago.

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