Dinosaurs V-Z

Velafrons
Velafrons

Velafrons lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “light lizard.” It was a herbivore. It looked like Lambeosaurus.

Velociraptor
Velociraptor

Velociraptor lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “speed thief.” It was a carnivore. Scientists think that it had feathers.

Vulcanodon
Vulcanodon

Vulcanodon lived during the early Jurassic period. Its name means “vulcan tooth.” It was a herbivore found in Zimbabwe, Africa.

Wannanosaurus
Wannanosaurus

Wannanosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. It got its name from a Chinese province. It was a herbivore and it was only two feet high.

Wintonititan
Wintonititan

Wintonititan lived during the middle Cretaceous period. Its name means “Winton’s Giant.” It was a herbivore. Scientists think it had armored plates on its back.

Wuerhosaurus
Wuerhosaurus

Wuerhosaurus lived during the early Cretaceous period. Its name means “lizard from Wuerho, China.” It was a herbivore. It was one of the last stegosaurs that lived.

Xenoceratops
Xenoceratops

Xenoceratops lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “alien-horned face.” It was a herbivore. It had two long horns on its frill and two horns on its eyebrows.

Xenotarsosaurus
Xenotarsosaurus

Xenotarsosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “strange ankle lizard.” It was a carnivore with really short arms.

Xiaosaurus
Xiaosaurus

Xiaosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “little lizard.” It was a herbivore. It was small and had leaf-shaped teeth.

Yangchuanosaurus
Yangchuanosaurus

Yangchuanosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “reptile from Yangchuan.” It was a carnivore found in China.

Yingshanosaurus
Yingshanosaurus

Yingshanosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “golden hills reptile.” It was a herbivore. It had wing-like spines on its shoulders.

Yunnanosaurus
Yunnanosaurus

Yunnanosaurus lived during the early Jurassic period. Its name means “Yunnan lizard.” It was a herbivore and it had sauropod-like teeth.

Zephyrosaurus
Zephyrosaurus

Zephyrosaurus lived during the early Cretaceous period. Its name means “Zephyr’s lizard.” It was a herbivore. It was also a burrowing dinosaur.

Zhejiangopterus
Zhejiangopterus

Zhejiangopterus lived during the late Cretaceous period. It got its name from the Zhejiang Province in China. It was a piscivore. It was a pterosaur, or flying reptile.

Zigongosaurus
Zigongosaurus

Zigongosaurus lived during the middle and late Jurassic period. Its name means “Zingong lizard.” It was a herbivore and it lived in Asia.