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What Is A Dinosaur?

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					What Is A Dinosaur?

Long before humans, dinosaurs ruled the Earth for 170 million years! Dinosaur means “terrible lizard”, but dinosaurs were not lizards. Unlike lizards which sprawl, some dinosaurs could stand and walk upright. Dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes – some were as small as a chicken, while some were as large as 12 elephants combined. But, they all:  Lived on land  Walked and ran  Stood on legs (like humans, dogs, and kangaroos)  Had strong (but light) bones like birds of today,  Had tails for balancing,


				
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Description: A fact sheet about dinosaurs, perfect for any dinosaur unit or while reading Dinosaurs Before Dark.