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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.

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?

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.”

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.

Janenschia
Janenschia

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

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.

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.

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.

Kaprosuchus
Kaprosuchus

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

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.

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.

Koolasuchus
Koolasuchus

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.