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  Dinosaurs
What is a dinosaur?
What types of dinosaur were there?
What's in a name?
Could Jurassic Park really happen?
Why did they become extinct?

 
Allosaurus What is a dinosaur?
Dinosaurs were reptiles which lived millions of years ago.

They evolved around 230 million years ago and lived in the Mesozoic period - known as the "age of reptiles".

Special scientists called palaeontologists (like Ross from Friends) study fossils and old bones to find out more about dinosaurs and how they lived.


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