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dinosaur

any extinct reptile of the orders Saurischia and Ornithischia. Dinosaurs (the name means ‘fearful lizard’) were the dominant form of land vertebrates during the JURASSIC and CRETACEOUS periods.
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Gateshead Council agreed at its last cabinet meeting on January 23 to lease the site to Dinosauria Ltd on a 250-year lease as part of its strategy to sell off surplus assets, paving the way for the building to be turned into an attraction.
Dinosauria Ltd was initially driving forward plans to create a dinosaurthemed centre, to complement the region's existing museum and educational offering with a more interactive and engaging experience for children.
2014): Zby atlanticus, a new turiasaurian sauropod Dinosauria, Eusauropoda) from the Late Jurassic of Portugal.
Lockley and Harris (2011) suggested Evazoum was made by a sauropodomorph, but again the resemblances are all symplesiomorphies below the level of the Dinosauria.
Durante el Cretacico, aparecen las angiospermas y tienen una importante radiacion (Crane & Lidgard 1989; Magallon & Castillo 2009) y las comunidades de vertebrados terrestres eran dominadas por Dinosauria, con altas concentraciones de C[O.
Esta idea, rechazada inicialmente por los naturalistas, es aceptada hoy como correcta por la mayoria de los paleontologos modernos ya que nuevos fosiles han aportado suficientes sinapomorfias para incluir las aves en el clado Dinosauria (Benton, 1999; Chiappe and Dyke, 2006; Kuban, 1994; Ostrom, 1973).
However, these animal bones showed greater affinities with lizards than with mammals, leading to the definition of the Dinosauria by Richard Owen in 1842.
x Podcnemidae x Crocodylomorpha Itasuchus jesuinoi x Peirosaurus tormini x Uberabasuchus terrificus x Dinosauria Sauropoda Titanosauria "Titanosauridae" A x "Titanosauridae" B x "Titanosauridae" C x "Titanosaurinae" x x "Titanosaurus" x Aeolosaurus sp.