Index

Albertosaurus, 22 Allosaurus, 23, 24, 25,

35, 42 Ambulocetus, 55 ammonites, 12 Anchisaurus, 14 ancient animals, 56-57 Andrewsarchus, 54 ankylosaurs, 34, 44, 45, 53

Antarctopelta, 45 arachnids, 57 Archaeopteryx, 15, 48, 58 archosaurs, 11, 57 Arctic Circle, 39 Argentinosaurus, 13, 32 armory of weapons, 42 arms, tiny, 26 asteroid collision, 52 asteroids, 52 attracting mates, 46, 47

baby dinosaurs, 18, 19 backbone, 15, 33 Baronyx, 15, 28 Barosaurus, 10, 15, 36,

battering ram, 45, 47 beaks, first, 59 bipedal, 17, 22 bird-hipped dinosaurs,

extinction, 58, 59 predatory, 55 related to dinosaurs, 58 true, 59 birth, 18-19 body armor, 44-45 bone-headed, 45 bones, 13, 15, 32, 58 bony plates, see plates Brachiosaurus, 32, 34 brain, biggest, 23 Brontosaurus, 35

Camarasaurus, 34 camouflage, 49 carnivores, 22-23, 24-25,

28-29 Carnotaurus, 22

ceratopsians, 38 Chasmatosaurus, 11 Chindeasaurus, 16 claws, 10, 11, 17, 24,

28, 43, 55 cockroaches, 57 Coelophysis, 12 coexistence, 15, 17 cold-blooded, 11 Compsognathus, 58 Confuciusornis, 59 coniferous trees, 36 coprolites, 29 Corythosaurus, 15, 39 crests, 47, 48 Cretaceous Period, 15, 33,

38, 39, 52 crocodiles, 10, 25, 53, 56 crocodilians, 56, 57 crocodylomorph, 57 crushing attackers, 42

danger, escaping, 48-49 defense, 42-43 Deinonychus, 15, 24, 25 Deinosuchus, 57 dicynodonts, 14 diet, 28, 29, 54 digestive systems, 36, 37 Dilophosaurus, 14 Dimorphodon, 28 dinosaur DNA, 59 dinosaur poo, 29 dinosaurs, 10-11, 14-15, 16-17

body temperature, 11 earliest, 10

identifying remains, 12 lifespan, 15 meaning of word, 11 most common, 16 naming dinosaurs, 13 re-creating dinosaurs, 59 related to birds, 58 sex of, 19 smallest, 17 two main types, 16 weirdest, 17 what killed them off, 52-53

when they lived, 14-15 where they lived, 16 Diplodocus, 33, 35, 43 diseases, 15 display, 46 dodo, 59

dragonflies, 56 droppings, fossilized, 29 Dryosaurus, 35 duck-billed, see hadrosaurs

Edmontonia, 44 Edmontosaurus, 37 eggs, 18, 19, 53 Elasmosaurus, 37 Eocursor, 17 Eoraptor, 10, 14, 22 Eozostrodon, 17 escaping danger, 48-49 Euplocephalus, 42 Europlocephalus, 15 evolution:

mammals and birds, 54 extinction:

fangs, 25

fastest dinosaurs, 27 feathers, 11, 27, 58 feet, 10, 11, 22 female dinosaurs, 18-19 ferns, 36, 37, 55 fighting 43, 46, 47 fish-eating dinosaurs,

28, 29 flowering plants, 36 flying creatures, 11, 48 flying mammals, 55 flying reptiles, 11, 28, 53 food, finding 36-37 footprints, 35

first to be studied, 39 four-legged dinosaurs,

28, 32 frills, 46

Gallimimus, 29, 48 Gargoyleosaurus, 34 Gastonia, 44 gastroliths, 37 Geosaurus, 57 Giganotosaurus, 10, 23, 25

ginkgo trees, 36, 37 grass, 36

grinding plant food, 37 groups, 15, 16, 49

habitats, 38, 39 hadrosaurs, 16, 19,

53, 54 herds, 24, 38, 39, 49 Herrerasaurus, 13, 14, 49 hind legs, 35 hip bones, 16 horned dinosaurs, 45,

46, 47 horns, 46, 47 Huayangosaurus, 42 hunters, 23, 24-25, 54 Hypsilophodon, 39

Icaronycteris, 55 Ichthyornis, 53 iguanas, 43, 56 Iguanodon, 15, 24, 37,

39, 43 insects, 56 invertebrates, 57 jaws, 12, 22, 25, 27 Jurassic Park, 59 Jurassic Period, 14 Kentrosaurus, 43 killers, 22-23, 24-25

landmasses, 16, 38 landscape, 38 Leaellynosaura, 39 legs, 10, 35 Lesothosaurus, 14 Liopleurodon, 25 lizard-hipped dinosaurs, 16,

22, 32 lizards, 32, 56 Lystrosaurus, 14

Magyarosaurus, 33 Maiasaura, 19 Mamenchisaurus, 33

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