Dinosaur Facts: 80 Mind Blowing Facts About Dinosaurs

Fun facts about dinosaurs

In 1991 the first named dinosaur Eoraptor skeleton was found in Argentina.

In 1993 one of the largest meat eating dinosaurs called as Giganotosaurus was discovered in Argentina.

In 1998 one of the first dinosaur with feathers called as Sinosauropteryx was discovered in China.

In 1999 the first tallest dinosaur called as Sauroposeidon was discovered in Oklahoma.

During the Mesozoic period the total number of dinosaur species present in between 1,543 to 2,468.

The length of the longest dinosaur is 27 meters, i.e. 89 feet and it is called as Diplodocus.

The height of the smallest known Dinosaur is 4 inches tall.

Dinosaur means a terrible lizard in Ancient Greek.

More than 5,000 dinosaur footprints present on a cliff in Bolivia which is 68 million years old.

In 2015 a 100 million year old dinosaur fossil was discovered by a 4 year old kid.