These Animals Are Not Dinosaurs

These Animals Are Not Dinosaurs

The dimetrodon (a mammal-like reptile often mistaken for a dinosaur) actually liked hundreds of millions of years before dinosaurs roamed the Earth.


Key Facts In This Video

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    Dinosaurs is Greek for "terrible lizards." (0:32)

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    The extra holes in the skulls of dinosaurs allow them to be larger without getting too heavy to function. (1:26)

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    Mosasaurs had double-hinged jaws like snakes, which allowed them to eat prey larger than their own heads. (8:00)

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