Dinosaurs and Fossils
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A special body feature or behavior that helps an animal stay alive.
An animals that eats meat.
An animal that eats plants.
An animal that eats plants and meat.
When an animal is no longer alive on earth.
The preserved remains of something that lived long ago.
A scientist who studies the history of life on earth.
An animal that hunts other animals for food.
An animal that his hunted and killed by other animals.
An animal that eats dead plants or animals that it finds.
saurus or saur
An animal frozen in ice. A bone found in rock.
An animal trapped in mud. The mud hardens. The animal decays leaving an empty space.
The empty space from a mold fossil fills with minerals and hardens into rock.
How did scientists learn about dinosaurs?
By studying fossils
When did dinosaurs become extinct?
65 million years ago
What type of animal has long sharp teeth and claws?
What type of animal has flat teeth?
What animals are dinosaurs closely related to?
reptiles and birds
What did all dinosaurs have in common?
A backbone (vertebrate)
What lived before dinosaurs?
Did humans and dinosaurs live at the same time?
Name the four theories of extinction.
2. ice age
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