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The Second Coming ...
Ankylosaurs are defined by what major characteristic?
Armor / Spikes on the back.
Nodosaur is different than the Ankylosaur in what major way?
Nodosaur has no tail club, yet it has much larger spikes.
Ankylosaurs mouth is what type of mouth?
What is the aproxamite size of the ankylosaur
Who discovered the Ankylosoaur?
Where was the Ankylosaur discovered?
Are there many full specimens of the ankylosoar?
For what reason are many fossils found in Mongolia , upright?
Because they were burried so suddenly in what probably was sandstorms.
What causes the terminal club at the end of the ankylosaur's tail?
How come the fossils found in the coast line / coastal regions of North America were found upside down?
Because of the weight of the armor on the ankylosoaur when in water would flip the body/skeleton over so the heavy armor is on the bottom.
does the ankylosoaur live in a herd or not?
It does not live in a herd
What is a secondary palat, and which dinosaur has this?
Ankylosaur has this, and it's a second palat in the mouth so it can chew / breath simultaneosly
How fast could an ankylosaur walk/move?
Patchy was mainly in what time era?
What dinosaur was like patchysaurus but had a flattened skull roof instead of rounded?
Patchy's teeth were like?
Just peg-like gripping teeth,
No dental batteries
Patchy's rib cage was what?
Broad, room for a fat gut
Which dinosaur was like patchy, but the head was just for show and not for butting / fighting?
Ceretopsia evolved from what to what?
1-2m bipeds to 5-10 m quadropeds
Ceretopsia's origin is when and where?
Late jurrasic, Asia.
Stegoceras was defined by what?
Neocerotopsia are what type of cerotopsia ?
psittocerotopsia are what type of cerotopsia ?
Ceratopsia had what type of teeth?
What's unique about the ceratopsia's jaw muscle's?
they attach through the lower temporal opening to the base of their frill
Toroceratops is what type of unique ceratopsia?
The largest ceratopsia
Ceratopsia lived in herds or not?
Herds ya boii
Ornithapoda dinosaurs are in which time zones?
early jurrasic -> late cretaceos
Iguanadons (Ornithapod's) had what size brains?
Ornithapod's had what type of teeth?
The gut of orthopoda suggests?
fermentation of food
Lambeosaurines had what distinct?
a hollow resonating crest on the top of it's head..
plateosaurus was known for it's what?
it's a saurapodamorpha with a claw on it's hand
saurapodamorpha were herdo or not?
saurapodamorpha lived in herds.
saurapodamorpha discovered in africa in ?
1907, tanzania , largest excivation
diplodocus is known for it's
long skinnnny tale
the camerasauras's skull is
Arguments against saurapodamorpha having to live in the water to support it's massive body?
water pressure, collapsing lungs.
Saurapodamorpha's forlimbs were larger than backlimbs, true or false?
basal saurapoda were this type of walker
Which time zones were therapoda in?
triassic -> cretaceos
What's the Coelophysis known for?
The best known predatory dinosaur. Thereapoda
Deinonychus is known for doing what?
jumping on it's prey and slashing with toenails and fingernails.. which happen to be massive deadly claws
Coelophysis is known to live where?
Ghost ranch with the Velocoraptor
Carnotaurus is the lineage where of what ?
It's a special therapoda lineage similar to the T-Rex on Gondwana land , it has two distinctive ridges/horns on it's head.
T-Rex's front teeth are:
D shaped in cross section
How did therapoda reach such large sizes?
Plentiful food in Cretaceos,
Tons of ceratopsians + hadrosaurs etc
Allosaurus is a ?
What would happen when T-Rex's teeth were lost?
They re-grew as needed
Troodontids had the biggest _____?