Dinosaurs. A look at prehistoric animals. What was a dinosaur?. Dinosaurs were a group of prehistoric reptiles. Reptiles are animals that: - have backbones - have scaly skin - lay eggs - are cold- blooded. Have people ever seen a dinosaur?. NO!
A look at prehistoric animals
Dinosaurs were a group of prehistoric reptiles. Reptiles are animals that:
- have backbones
- have scaly skin
- lay eggs
- are cold- blooded
When early humans appeared on earth, dinosaurs had already been dead for millions of years!
People found out about dinosaurs from fossils.
There are 5 kinds:
4. skin prints
5. eggs and nests
A paleontologist is a scientist who studies prehistoric life.
There were three type of dinosaurs:
Herbivore- These dinosaurs only ate plants and berries
Carnivore- These dinosaurs only ate meat
Omnivore- These dinosaurs ate both plants and meat
Prehistoric-anything that happened before people started writing history.
The remains or traces of plants or animals from millions of years ago.
Scientist who study prehistoric life
Animal that eats only plants.
An animal that eats meat only
Animal that eats both plants and animals