One of the earliest examples of dinosaurs living in herds has been found in a remote region of Venezuela. Take our quiz to find out. At one time, some scientists thought Stegosaurus had a second brain because the one in its head seemed so small. We use cookies and similar technologies to optimise your experience when using this site and to help tailor our digital advertising on third party sites. Quick facts about dinosaurs! Find out about fossils, the universe, genetics, and so much more!

The classic guessing board game comes to the Natural History Museum, helping kids to identify dinosaurs.

A usually inaccessible dinosaur will be available to researchers around the world. Find out about some of the other creatures you would encounter if you stepped back in time to when prehistoric dinosaurs were alive in the Mesozoic Era.

Our A-Z of dinosaurs is full of facts and pictures.

Find out how dinosaurs get their names and the meanings of their Greek and Latin roots. Triceratops was a plant-eater with specialised teeth for cutting and slicing and a huge stomach for digesting tough plant matter. The Guess Who? Probably the most famous mass extinction of all time. Watch dinosaur videos, take our quiz to find out which dinosaur you're most like and try our dinosaur crafts and activities for kids (and big kids). Dinosaur Edition has 24 different dinosaurs along with a Top Trumps card and is aimed at ages 3 and up, and is so much fun to play! It is thought to have lived 200 million years ago. Did you know the word 'dinosaur' wasn't coined until 1842?Â.

What’s the story behind the Museum’s T. rex fossil? New tests carried out on the Museum's Stegosaurus skull provide ground-breaking insights into the lifestyles of herbivorous dinosaurs, Follow the #NHMdino team - Curated tweets by NHM_London. Phone: 212-769-5100. Were dinosaurs adhering to social distancing rules, or were they living in tight-knit herds? I also blog for. Hello Good morning and welcome to nature live online from the Natural museum. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Does it have a beak? We use cookies and similar technologies to optimise your experience when using this site and to help tailor our digital advertising on third party sites. © The Trustees of The Natural History Museum, London, what dinosaurs looked like and how they lived. The classic guessing game comes to the Museum, helping kids to identify dinosaurs. Learn more; Museum Insider Stay up to date on the latest Museum news with President & CEO Sonia Winner. Find out about dinosaurs and what set them apart from other prehistoric reptiles. Find out more from the American Museum of Natural History, home of the world’s largest collection of dinosaur fossils. Join us for some online fossil fun! Find out how scientists and a palaeoartist created a life-size model of Psittacosaurus featuring real colour patterns, and what this revealed about the dinosaur's life. American Museum of Natural History 200 Central Park West New York, NY 10024-5102 Phone: 212-769-5100 Open 10 am–5:30 pm, Wednesday–Sunday What was the ocean like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth? Lorraine Cornish, Head of Conservation, prepares to dismante the Diplodocus skeleton. Discover Dacentrurus - one of the first stegosaur fossils to be found - which hides in plain sight in the Museum. The Museum's Apatosaurus, collected in the late 1890s, was the first sauropod dinosaur ever mounted. With Christmas only a few months away you might want to take a look at Guess Who? I'm Khalil the way while the museum's doors may have finally reopen to visitors, we still want to make sure the museum is as safe as possible for everyone so for the time being, we'll still be hosting the shows online rather than in our studio at the museum. He was also a spy and a would-be king.

Saurischian dinosaurs include the giant plant-eating sauropods and the carnivorous theropods. As we prepare to send the Diplodocus on a UK tour, we take a look back at his origins and time on display. Did dinosaurs have a softer side when it came to caring for their eggs and young?

Velociraptor was a fierce predator, as evidenced by the sharp teeth of this specimen. The Guess Who? Learn the meaning of dinosaur names and how to say them. Discover how sparkling roadside rocks paved the way for everything we know about Iguanodon. Scientists have identified a new species of ancient reptile that fills a critical gap in the fossil record of dinosaur relatives. This dinosaur has a strange combination of body parts. This is what happens when a Jurassic dinosaur is introduced to twenty-first century technology. Discover facts, figures and images for more than 300 dinosaurs. Learn how to create a cartoon T. rex. What were the largest dinosaurs in Britain 200-145 million years ago?

Anatotitan was a duck-billed dinosaur, one of the most widespread dinosaur groups. Rotate, zoom in and explore the features of this popular dinosaur. When did dinosaurs evolve, and what did the first dinosaurs look like? Learn how to draw a dinosaur, meet some giant dinosaurs that roamed South America, and get a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s fossil prep lab.

A far greater variety of dinosaurs lived here than we realised. American Museum of Natural History 200 Central Park West New York, NY 10024-5102 Phone: 212-769-5100 Open 10 am–5:30 pm, Wednesday–Sunday Uncover what dinosaurs have been found in your country and how big they were. Not everything you've been led to believe about dinosaurs is true. This scavenger hunt will take you and your family back to the time of the dinosaurs.

Find out more about the newest dinosaur to go on display at the Museum. This 65-million-year-old Triceratops has a large frill on the back of its skull, and two large horns over its eyes.

The fourth floor halls of the Museum feature approximately 100 dinosaur specimens, a tiny fraction of the largest collection of dinosaur fossils in the world.

Dinosaur visualisation expert Dr Charlotte Brassey asks some personal questions about the new specimen’s weight. T. rex forelimbs were tiny but surprisingly muscular - so how were they used?Â. Museum palaeontologists recently joined an international team in the USA, to dig for dinosaurs and other Jurassic animals and plants that lived around 150 million years ago. Cleaning Dippy the dinosaur takes more than a quick flick with a duster. © The Trustees of The Natural History Museum, London. Visit OLogy, the Museum's science website for kids, to find free dinosaur games and activities. I am the owner and editor of this site. The museum is closed but we are still here for you. The Museum is now open!

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New scans reveal how dinosaur teeth developed.Â. With the new range of Paw Patrol Dino Rescue toys just released, we take a look at Skye and her Deluxe Vehicle from SpinMaster.

American Museum of Natural History It is also home to The Titanosaur, the life-sized cast of a 122-foot-long sauropod dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum discovered in 2014. Nopcsa was ahead of his time, publishing many creative scientific theories on dinosaurs and other reptiles. Get your fill of dinosaur facts and fun, and find out all about the reptiles that once dominated our planet. Saurischians are characterized by grasping hands, in which the thumb is offset from the other fingers. The story of Dippy the Diplodocus stretches back more than 100 years. What was life like during the Triassic Period? But now we know that the Age of Dinosaurs never ended. It is recognized as one of the world's finest research and history museums and is renowned for displaying an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils, including a full-scale T. rex skeleton! Find out about their work and other intriguing dinosaur discoveries. Explore the history of these prehistoric reptiles and find out how Museum science continues to reveal insights about what dinosaurs looked like and how they lived.

Whoever correctly guesses first wins. Why have so few dinosaur fossils been found in Ireland? These popular dinosaur reconstructions from the 1960s are no longer scientifically accurate. It's not too often that a game like Foregone comes along that makes you appreciate how far the industry has come. Find out the many ways you can join Dippy on his natural history adventure around the UK. Discover how palaeontologists find and dig up prehistoric reptiles. Follow these simple origami instructions to bring back this famous dinosaur in paper form.

To view the status of the Smithsonian’s other museums and the National Zoo, please visit To commemorate the milestone, PLAYMOBIL has launched a brand-new, limited-edition Advent Calendar featuring classic scenes from the iconic film franchise. sets, here we take a look at the Adventure in the Mystery Mansion set (70361). Explore the age of the dinosaurs, from the time they first appeared to the mass extinction 66 million years ago. Dinosaurs are a group of reptiles that first appeared about 245 million years ago. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. £20, Our dinosaur-themed projector provides 24 colour images to light up a dark room. The saurischian hand is the key to the group's remarkable history.

Although spinosaurs were named in 1915, little was known about these giants until a 31-centimetre-long claw was discovered in the UK in 1983.

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