Periodo: Jurásico medio
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When did they live?
The Middle Jurassic is the second of the three divisions of the Jurassic, which lasted between 154 and 145 million years. It was a time before birds ruled the sky and mammals were just beginning their evolutionary journey. The Middle Jurassic is sometimes referred to as the "Golden Age of Dinosaurs" because it marks a period when dinosaurs reached their maximum diversity (according to fossil evidence).
What are the characteristics of Middle Jurassic dinosaurs?
Middle Jurassic dinosaurs had a variety of characteristics that allowed them to survive during the Middle Jurassic Period. They ranged in size and shape from small carnivores to huge herbivores.
What dinosaurs were found in the Middle Jurassic?
Middle Jurassic dinosaurs are famous for including Stegosaurus, Allosaurus and Brachiosaurus.
What was the Middle Jurassic Earth like?
The climate of the Middle Jurassic Earth varied from wet to dry periods, but evidence suggests that it may not have been as warm or wet as other times in Earth's history.
In what year did the Middle Jurassic Period take place?
The Middle Jurassic Period took place between 154 and 145 million years ago.
See our complete list of Middle Jurassic dinosaurs below.