10 Facts About Dinosaurs

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Sure, most people can tell you that dinosaurs were really big, and that some of them had feathers, and that they all went extinct 65 million years ago. But how deep does their knowledge of dinosaurs goes? We present you some amazing facts about dinosaurs.


1
No one knows exactly how long a dinosaur’s lifespan was. Some scientists speculate some dinosaurs lived for as long as 200 years.

2
Dinosaurs lived on all the continents, including Antarctica.

3
While many people think dinosaurs were massive, dinosaurs were usually human sized or smaller. Scientists believe that the larger bones were just easier to be fossilized.

4
Dinosaurs dominated Earth for over 165 million years. Humans have been around for only 2 million years.

5
Most dinosaurs were vegetarians.

6
The blue whale is bigger than any dinosaur ever was.

7
Dinosaurs often swallowed large rocks. These rocks stayed in the stomach and helped them grind up food.

8
The cheetah can run faster than any dinosaur that existed.

9
Many scientists believe that birds are dinosaurs and, therefore, dinosaurs are not actually extinct.

10
Only 59% of U.S. adults know humans and dinosaurs did not coexist.