Dinosaurs I-L

Iguanodon
Iguanodon

Iguanodon lived during the early Cretaceous period. Its name means “iguana tooth.” It was a herbivore. Did you know that it was the second dinosaur ever discovered?

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Irritator
Irritator

Irritator lived during the middle Cretaceous period. Its name means “the irritating one.” It was a carnivore. Scientists only found a partial skull, which was annoying to them. So they called the dinosaur “Irritator.”

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Isisaurus
Isisaurus

Isisaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. It got its name from the Indian Statistical Institute It was a herbivore found in India.

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Janenschia
Janenschia

Janenschia lived during the late Jurassic period. It was named after Werner Janensch. It was an herbivore found in Africa.

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Jaxartosaurus
Jaxartosaurus

Jaxartosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “Jaxartes River lizard.” It was a herbivore. It was found in Kazakhstan and China.

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Jobaria
Jobaria

Jobaria lived during the early Cretaceous period. Its name comes from a mythical creature named Jobar. It was a herbivore and a sauropod. It was only found in Niger.

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Kentrosaurus
Kentrosaurus

Kentrosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “the spiked lizard.” It was a herbivore and it had less plates than any other stegosaur.

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Kosmoceratops
Kosmoceratops

Kosmoceratops lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “fifteen horned face.” It was a herbivore. It had more horns than any other ceratopcian.

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Kotasaurus
Kotasaurus

Kotasaurus lived during the early Jurassic period. Its name means “Kota lizard.” It was a herbivore and it was only found in India.

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Lambeosaurus
Lambeosaurus

Lambeosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. It was named after Lawrence Lambe. It was a herbivore. Scientists think it hooted very loudly.

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Leptoceratops
Leptoceratops

Leptoceratops lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “slim-horned face.” It was a herbivore. It looked like a ceratops but it didn’t have any horns.

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Liopleurodon
Liopleurodon

Liopleurodon lived during the middle Jurassic period. Its name means “smooth-sided tooth.” It was a carnivore. It was a marine reptile, not a dinosaur.

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