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Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for over 160 million years in three time divisions. These time periods were Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous. The dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous period. Dinosaurs Extinction, Make A Dinosaur, Dinosaur Photo, Dinosaur Drawing, Largest Dinosaur, Prehistoric Creatures, Dark Matter, Jurassic World, Jurassic Park

The word dinosaur comes from the Greek language and means ‘terrible lizard’. The word was coined by English paleontologist Richard Owen in 1842 and was meant to refer to Dinosaurs impressive size rather than their scary appearance. www.scholarslearning.com

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