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Jurassic Dinosaurs

A list of some of the more well-known dinosaurs (and other wildlife!) of the Jurassic period.
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Last updated: August 2, 2020
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The first dinosaur discovered by modern science
Megalosaurus
A tiny carnivore with a long name
Compsognathus
The "double-crested" predator that didn't actually spit venom
Dilophosaurus
The first flying reptile found by paleontologists
Pterodactylus
The "thunder lizard", mascot of Sinclair oil
Brontosaurus
Four-finned aquatic predator; purportedly magical.
Liopleurodon
Horned carnivore
Ceratosaurus
A famous fish-like reptile found by a young girl
Ichthyosaurus
"Oak lizard", a mid-sized bipedal herbivore from the USA
Dryosaurus
Chinese long-neck with a cameo in The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Mamenchisaurus
"Crowned dragon", a putative ancestor of T. rex
Guanlong
Coil-shelled invertebrate, related to today's nautilus
Ammonite
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The tall herbivore seen first in Jurassic Park
Brachiosaurus
Long-necked marine reptile said to be still alive in Loch Ness
Plesiosaurus
The "roofed lizard" with a spiny tail
Stegosaurus
"Different-toothed" dinosaur from South Africa
Heterodontosaurus
An early bird found in Germany; the "missing link"
Archaeopteryx
The "different lizard", or the "Lion of the Jurassic"
Allosaurus
Brontosaurus was considered a synonym of this huge herbivore
Apatosaurus
"Double beam", favorite of steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie
Diplodocus
Feathery herbivore from Siberia
Kulindadromeus
Primitive armored dinosaur from the UK and possibly Arizona
Scelidosaurus
Giant filter-feeding fish
Leedsichthys
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