A World of Dinosaurs

December 27, 2019
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP TO LEFT: SCIEPRO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY; LEONELLO CALVETTI—GETTY IMAGES; NOBUMICHI TAMURA— STOCKTREK IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES(2); SCIEPRO/GETTY IMAGES; DORLING KINDERSLEY/GETTY IMAGES

A paleontologist is someone who hunts for fossils. Paleontologists have made discoveries all over the world. They have found dinosaur bones on every continent. Have you heard of these dinosaurs?

United States — Tyrannosaurus Rex

Many Tyrannosaurus rex bones have been found in a rock formation in Montana.

United Kingdom — Iguanodon

An iguanodon fossil was first found here in 1825. Scientists are still finding iguanodon footprints here.

China — Sinosauropteryx

The discovery of this dinosaur taught the world something new. Dinosaurs may have had feathers!

Australia — Titanosaur

A titanosaur skeleton was uncovered in Australia. Scientists nicknamed it Wade.

Morocco — Spinosaurus

Longer than a T. rex, this dinosaur was first found in Morocco. It lived in water and was an excellent swimmer.

Argentina — Argentinosaurus

This gigantic dino was first found in Argentina in 1987. Can you guess how it got its name?