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Ichthyovenator
Ichthyovenator

Ichthyovenator means "Fish Hunter". It was a relative to the Spinosaurus. The largest specimen was around 32 feet long. It lived during the Cretaceous Period.

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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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Juravenator
Juravenator

Juravenator was only a foot long. It means "Jurassic Hunter" because it lived during the Late Jurassic Period. It had a complete skeleton.

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Kaprosuchus
Kaprosuchus

Kaprosuchus was a crocodile. It lived during the Cretaceous Period. Its name means "Boar Crocodile" and it was around 10 feet long.

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Kelenken
Kelenken

Kelenken was a terror bird, which are big birds that lived after the dinosaurs. It was 9 feet tall. It ate baby horses. It also lived during the Miocene Period, after the Mesozoic Era.

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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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Koolasuchus
Koolasuchus

Koolasuchus was an amphibian. Its name means "Kool's Crocodile". It was around 15 feet long. It lived during the Cretaceous Period.

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Kosmoceratops
Kosmoceratops

Kosmoceratops lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “decorative 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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Kronosaurus
Kronosaurus

Kronosaurus was a ginormous predator. It was around 32 feet long. It lived during the Cretaceous Period. Its name means "Kronus Lizard" after the Greek Titan.

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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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