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When did they live?
The United States has a rich history of dinosaurs. There are rumors and legends about these beasts that lived in the U.S., but there is also hard evidence of fossils found here. There were many types of dinosaurs that roamed the American continent, all with their own story. Some were as tall as a three-story building, while others could fit in your living room. We'll take you on a journey back in time and explore ten different species of dinosaurs from the U.S., from T-Rex to Triceratops!
What is the size of American dinosaurs?
American dinosaurs varied in size. Some were as small as a chicken, while others could measure up to 30 meters long and weigh more than 20 tons.
What are American dinosaurs called?
There are many types of American dinosaurs, but here we will explore ten different species: Ankylosaurus, Allosaurus, Apatosaurus (formerly known as Brontosaurus), Brachiosaurus, Diplodocus, Elasmosaurus (sometimes called a sea lizard because it was so large), Iguanodon (a plant-eating dinosaur that looked like an iguana), Pterosauria (flying creatures that roamed above the earth before birds existed) Quetzalcoatlus, Triceratops, andT-Rex.
What is the difference between American dinosaurs and other types of dinosaurs?
U.S. dinosaurs are different from many others because they lived on land. The only time these beasts left their own territory was when a type of U.S. dinosaur needed to find food in another area. There were also more species of U.S. dinosaurs that existed than any other animal on earth at the same time!
See our complete list of U.S. dinosaurs below.