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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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23) If the BBC series Walking With Dinosaurs is to be accepted as a documentary, it might well be argued that it is Gertie the Dinosaurus that should be considered the first animated documentary.
Kraft will sell the Artiach, Marbu Dorada and Dinosaurus brands in Spain and the Balaton trademark in Hungary.