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Bambiraptor is a genus of bird-like dinosaur that lived about 75 million years ago. It was discovered by then 14-year-old fossil hunter Wes Linster in 1995. Linster found the bones near Glacier National Park in Montana. The bones were excavated and a n...

Bagaceratops or "small-horned face" is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period around 80 million years ago. It lived in what is now Mongolia and other possible genera in North America. Although Bagaceratops occurred late in the ...

Bactrosaurus or "Bactrian lizard" is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (97 - 85 million years ago). It lived in what is now eastern Asia. Bactrosaurus is one of the earliest known hadrosaurs, and although it is not known from a full s...

Avimimus, meaning "bird mimic", is a genus of bird-like maniraptorian dinosaur of the Late Cretaceous Period (70 million years ago) that lived in what is now Mongolia. Its name is derived from the Latin words avis: "bird", and mimus: "mimic". The remai...

Austroraptor, meaning "southern Thief", is a genus of dinosaur that lived during the Cretaceous Period about 70 million years ago. It was found in what is now Argentina. The type species, A. cabazai, was described in 2008 by Fernando Novas of the Argen...

Australovenator or "southern hunter" is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (Albian Age) of Australia. It was recovered from the lower part of the Winton Formation and was first described in 2009 by Scott Hocknull and his coll...

Auroraceratops or "dawn horned face" is a genus of neoceratopsian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (Aptian Age). It lived in what is now north-central China. Its genus name refers to its status as an early ceratopsian and also to Dawn Dodson, ...

Aucasaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Santonian Stage of the Upper Cretaceous Period. It lived in what is now Argentina. It was smaller than the similar Carnotaurus, but had longer arms. The fossil remains are complete to the thirteenth c...

Atlascopcosaurus or "Atlas Copco lizard" is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period that lived in what is now Australia. The type species, A. loadsi, was discovered at Dinosaur Cove in Victoria, Australia. It was named after the Atlas Copc...

Astrodon was a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (112 million years ago) that lived in what is now the eastern United States. It was related to the more widely-known Brachiosaurus. Two teeth of Astrodon were found in the Arundel Format...

Arrhinoceratops, meaning "no nose-horn face" is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period, more specifically the Early Maastrichtian Stage. Its name is derived from the Greek words a: "no", rhino: "nose", cerat: "horn", and ops: "...

Arizonasaurus was a genus of dinosaur from the Mesozoic Era of the Middle Triassic Period about 240 million years ago. It was first found in the Moenkopi Formation of northern Arizona. In 2002, a nearly complete skeleton was discovered by Sterling Nesb...

Argentinosaurus or "silver lizard" is a genus of sauropod dinosaur discovered by Guillermo Heredia in Argentina. It was named for the country in which it was discovered. Argentina is derived from the Latin word argentum, which means "silver". The dinos...

Archaeornithomimus, meaning "before bird mimic", was a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period about 80 mya. It was found in China. This genus is an ancestor of the more famous Ornithomimus. Bones discovered in Maryland that were thought to b...

Appalachiosaurus or "Appalachian lizard" is a genus of tyrannosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of eastern North America. This was a bipedal predator. Only one juvenile skeleton has been found, representing an individual about 23 feet lo...

Animantarx or "living citadel" is a genus of ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Period of western North America. Its name is derived from the Latin words animatus (living) and arx (citadel or fortress). This naming refers to its armored n...

Anchisaurus, meaning "near lizard", was an early herbivorous dinosaur that was previously classified as a primitive prosauropod dinosaur. It lived in the Early Jurassic Period, 200 to 188 million years ago. Anchisaurus was used as a replacement name fo...

Anchiornis, meaning "near bird", is a genus of small, feathered dinosaur. The type species A. Huxleyi is named in honor of Thomas Henry Huxley, a scientist known for his early studies in the biological evolutionary relationship between birds and dinosa...

Anchiceratops or "near horned face" is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of western North America. Its name is derived from the Greek words anchi: "near", cera: "horn", and ops: "face". It was first discovered in 1912 by a...

Anatotitan or "large duck" is a genus of flat-headed dinosaur commonly referred to as a "duck-billed dinosaur". It lived during the end of the Cretaceous Period, in what is now North America. Its remains have been preserved in the Hell Creek and Lance ...