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PALEONTOLOGY

[pA' lE on tol' o jE] the science of the forms of life existing in former geologic periods, as represented by their fossils

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Allosaurus
Allosaurus
the biggest meat-eater in North America during the late Jurassic Period

Brachiosaurus
Brachiosaurus

Daspletosaurus
Daspletosaurus

Diplodocus
Diplodocus

Edmontosaurus annectens
Edmontosaurus annectens

Eohippus (Hyracotherium spp.)
Eohippus (Hyracotherium spp.)
considered by many to be an ancestor of modern horses

Eryops
Eryops
the "long face" amphibian of the Early Permian

Ground Sloths (Megatherium)
Ground Sloths (Megatherium)
large relatives of the modern two-toed and three-toed sloths

Ichthyornis dispar
Ichthyornis dispar
a remarkably bird-like animal that lived in North America 95-85 million years ago

Iguanodon
Iguanodon

Mastodons
Mastodons

Mososaurs
Mosasaurs
marine reptiles that lived in most of the world's oceans and shallow seas 70-65 million years ago

Pseudaelurus
Pseudaelurus

Pterosaurs
Pterosaurs
flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs

Rhamphorhynchus
Rhamphorhynchus

Smilodon, aka Saber-Toothed Tiger
Smilodon

Stegosaurus
Stegosaurus
one of the most easily recognized dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic Period

Thescelosaurus neglectus
Thescelosaurus neglectus

Tyrannosaurus rex
Tyrannosaurus rex
probably the most easily recognized and most famous of all dinosaurs

Velociraptor
Velociraptor

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