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Thursday, December 10, 2009

My Top Seven Favorite Dino Books

As you all know I am a Dinosaur fanatic and with the holidays coming I thought I would share some of my all time favorite books that you may want to give to your kids.

1. Uncover T.Rex....Take a three-dimensional look inside a T-Rex written by Dennis Schatz
A very cool book...when you turn each page a new part of the dinosaur will appear until a full T-Rex is in view.



2. Dinosaurs written by Don Lessem
This book in an interactive book with lots of cool pull tabs, spin wheels, open flaps, and hands-on
fun. A great book for learning...




3. Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures Written by: John Malam & Steve
Parker An illustrated guide to animals that ruled the planet millions of years ago. Gives great
information on the anatomy, behavior, diet and habitat of the prehistoric animals..



4. The Complete Guide To Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Reptiles Written by: Chris McNab
This book gives you illustrations of the dinosaurs and reptiles...what the species looked like
and where they lived. Also maps to show you what the world looked liked when Dino's ruled.




5. Life-Sized Dinosaurs Written by: David Bergen
This book as fold-out pages that reveal life-size footprints, claws, heads, and a T. Rex tooth.
It also explores how the Dino's fought to survive for and rule the earth for 164 million years.
Also has a special bonus of a poster.




6. Dinosaurs The Real Monsters Written by: Dougal Dixon
This guide talks about the largest and fiercest dinosaurs. This is part of a 5 book series..
Also contains a Do you know page, glossary and index.




7. Pet-Sized Dinos Written by: Natalie Lunis
This a question and answer book that contains fascinating facts about the smallest prehistoric
dinosaurs.




These are just of few of the books that I have in my personal Dino library...Hope you get a chance to check them out...Dewy

Monday, September 14, 2009

Stegosaurus


Stegosaurus can defend it's self from Allosaurus but if Allosaurus evolves to Tyrannosaurus Rex but most people call them T-Rex for short. When T-Rex fights Stegosaurus, the battle is to the death and who wins the battle gets the turf. Stegosaurus has 17 bone plates and 4 spikes on its tail. The three places where its bone plates are its neck, back, and tail. Stegosaurus likes to eat plants like all the other plant-eaters.http://www.history.com/shows/jurassic-fight-club-archived/interactives/dinopedia

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Small and Deadly Raptors


Utahraptor is the second largest raptor in the world and he was about 21 feet long. It had one toe that was extremely sharp that was 1' and 3" long. This toe made it easier for them to kill their prey because it would run after its prey then jump on it and stab it with its' 2 sharp toes. They only travel in packs when their babies hatch.

Deinonychus hunts in packs and is 10 feet long. Since they hunt in packs, it makes it easier for them to kill dinosaurs like the Tenontosaurus. With its razor sharp teeth and claws, it makes it easier for them to bite through other dinosaurs' flesh. It has feathers on itself. It has chicken like legs and hands. The Deinonychus has a long tail for balance in the air.

Microraptor is very unique because it has 2 sets of wings, its front (its arms) and its back (the legs). It loves to eat bugs, small reptiles and small mammals. It has small sharp claws and small sharp teeth they used it tear its prey apart.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Spinosaurus



Spinosaurus has a long sail on its back that was 6 feet and 6 inches tall. It has a long mouth, long arms, curvy claws, sharp teeth, and long tail. It has the ability to swim and the only thing you see when it swims is its sail. Its favorite thing to eat is fish and other times it eats other dinosaurs. Spinosaurus is 49 feet tall which makes it 9 feet taller than T-Rex!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Saber Cats



Saber-Tooth Tigers also known as Saber Cats, hunted Toxodon; an early antelope. They had 2 seven inch saber teeth they used to bite into their victims neck. If the Saber Cats left any food behind, the Terror Bird would eat its left overs. A another Saber-Tooth Cat scared the Terror Bird away and ate the rest of the corps. The Saber-Tooth Cats are the relatives of the Big Cats of today.



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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Woolly Rhino


Unlike rhinos today, the Woolly Rhino had a long tusk and long shaggy hair. Their hair was covered with fat. It also had a hump and was able to gallop like a horse because of its long legs. It runs with its head down, horn pointing at its victim then tosses it up in the air. Once they think their predator is no longer a threat, the Woolly Rhino just walks away and eats.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Why Dinos and Ice Age Animals???


The reason why I like dinosaurs and Ice Age animals and why I want to share them with you is because they are magnificent creatures. For me I enjoy the fact that I can always learn something new and I really like talking about dinosaurs and Ice Age animals. Dinosaurs are not just some boring bones in the ground, they teach how life was back then. Same goes for Ice Age animals. They taught me how the history was back then and how they kept themselves warm in the freezing cold. Things were very different back then and I will take you on the journey with me to discovering how dinos and Ice Age animals ruled the earth.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Mammoths

Mammoths are relatives of the elephants of today. They were alive in the Cenozoic Era-Age of Mammals. Woolly Mammoths have long trunks and very long hair. What you probably didn't know even though Woolly Mammoths are huge they have small ears and were herbivores. Mammoths used their trunks to hold things like their babies. Some people might think they look a little odd but I think they were cool. From the hump on their head to their extremely long tusks to their fur that was covered in fat, these magnificent creatures of the Ice Age were a once in a lifetime creation.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Dinosaur room and facts about t-rex


Hello my name is Dewy. People call me Dew, Dewy, Dalton. I have a lot of nicknames. I'm a new blogger. I'm blogging about dinosaur's on my blog. When I grow up I want to be a Paleontologist. I love Dinosaurs and Ice Age animals too.

T-Rex is the baddest Dinosaur ever on earth. The Tyrannosaurus Rex also known as the T-Rex had 60 teeth. The length of his teeth were 9 inches about the size of a banana. The length of his mouth was four feet. They had strong muscles in their jaws that made their bite more powerful then a lion's bite. How cool is that. He lived 65 to 68 million years ago in the Mesozoic Era. Even though they weighed seven tons they could still run faster then a rabbit at speeds of 25 mph according to Paleontologist. T-Rex is tall as five buses. They are 40 feet long/height and their hips height was 20 feet tall. T-Rex name means "Tyrant Lizard King" because T-Rex is the king of the predators                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.history.com/shows/jurassic-fight-club-archived/interactives/dinopedia

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I will be back to talk about more Dino's later. Please tell me what your favorite Dinosaurs are and why.

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