Archive for October 17th, 2013

Dinosaur Diary : Spinosaurus

Period: Late Cretacious Order, Suborder, Family: Saurischia, Theropoda, Spinosauridae Location: Africa (Egypt, Niger) Length: 40 feet (12 meters) In 1912, a German paleontological expedition discovered the remains of several new Late Cretaceous dinosaurs in Egypt. Spinosaurus, a large theropod, was one of the new dinosaurs. It got its name, which means “spined reptile,” because of […]