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The Corythosaurus was a crested duck-billed dinosaur which existed during the late cretaceous period around 80 million years ago. The name Corythosaurus means “Helmet Lizard” which stems from the Greek words ‘korythos’ meaning helmet and ’saurus’ meaning lizard.


The Coelophysis was a small carnivorous dinosaur whose existance dates back to the Triassic period over 228 million years ago. It owes its name to the Greek root word “Koilos” which refers to something hollow while “Physis” simply refers to a form or structure.


The Ankylosaurus was a heavily plated, four legged herbivore which originally emerged in the Jurassic period but spread rapidly during the Cretaceous, by which time it was flourishing in the northern continents and even as far south as Australia and Antarctica.


The Allosaurus a member of the Allosaurid family was first discovered during the closing years of the 19th century by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1877. It existed in the late Jurassic period and almost all of it’s fossils have been in the Morrison Formation of North America.


The Stegosaurus was considered to be the largest of the stegasaurid family and existed throughout the late Jurassic period. It’s name is derived from the Greek word ‘stegos’ meaning roof and ‘saurus’ meaning lizard, making it the ‘Roof Lizard’.

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