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Dinosaurs (and all other organisms) have two words in their scientific names: their genus, and their species. 00:28
Latin dinosaur names can describe a part of the dinosaur's anatomy, honor a person, or denote the location where the dinosaur was found. 00:55
Dinosaurs found in China often have names that end in "lóng," the Mandarin word for "dragon." 01:29