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Aardonyx - An early stage in the evolution of sauropods.

Abelisaurus - "Abel's lizard" has been reconstructed from a single skull.

Abrictosaurus - An early relative of Heterodontosaurus.

Abrosaurus - A close Asian relative of Camarasaurus.

Abydosaurus - This sauropod's intact skull was discovered in 2010.

Acanthopholis - No, it's not a city in Greece.

Achelousaurus - Might this have been a growth stage of Pachyrhinosaurus?

Achillobator - This fierce raptor was discovered in modern-day Mongolia.

Acristavus - This early hadrosaur lacked any ornamentation on its skull.

Acrocanthosaurus - The largest meat-eating dinosaur of the early Cretaceous period.

Acrotholus - North America's earliest bone-headed dinosaur.

Adamantisaurus - This titanosaur was named 50 years after its discovery.

Adasaurus - This raptor's hind claws were unusually small.

Adeopapposaurus - A close relative of Massospondylus.

Aegyptosaurus - Try and guess which country this dinosaur was found in.

Aeolosaurus - Could this titanosaur have reared up on its hind legs?

Aerosteon - This air-boned dinosaur may have breathed like a bird.

Afrovenator - One of the few carnivores ever to be dug up in northern Africa.

Agathaumas - The first ceratopsian dinosaur ever discovered.

Agilisaurus - This "agile lizard" was one of the earliest ornithopods.

Agujaceratops - It was once classified as a species of Chasmosaurus.

Agustinia - A large, spiny-backed sauropod.

Ajkaceratops - The first ceratopsian ever to be discovered in Europe.

Alamosaurus - No, it wasn't named after the Alamo, but it should have been.

Alaskacephale - Can you guess which state this pachycephalosaur was found in?

Albalophosaurus - One of the few dinosaurs ever to be discovered in Japan.

Albertaceratops - The most basal "centrosaurine" yet identified.

Albertadromeus - This petite ornithopod was recently discovered in Canada.

Albertonykus - A tiny, birdlike, North American dinosaur.

Albertosaurus - This carnivorous dinosaur was a close relative of T. Rex.

Alectrosaurus - Few specimens of this "unmarried lizard" have been found.

Aletopelta - The first ankylosaur known to have lived in Mexico.

Alioramus - Everything we know about this tyrannosaur is based on a single skull.

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Allosaurus. Getty Images 

Allosaurus - The apex predator of late Jurassic North America.

Altirhinus - This "high-nosed" plant eater resembled an early hadrosaur.

Alvarezsaurus - A bird-like dinosaur of the late Cretaceous.

Alwalkeria - This Indian dinosaur was one of the earliest saurischians.

Alxasaurus - An early relative of the bizarre Therizinosaurus.

Amargasaurus - A bizarre, spined sauropod from South America.

Amazonsaurus - One of the few dinosaurs to be found in the Amazon basin.

Ammosaurus - This may (or may not) have been the same dinosaur as Anchisaurus.

Ampelosaurus - One of the best-known of the armored titanosaurs.

Amphicoelias - Could it have been the biggest dinosaur that ever lived?

Amurosaurus - The most complete hadrosaur to be discovered in Russia.

Anabisetia - The best-attested South American ornithopod.

Anatosaurus - This dinosaur is now known as either Anatotitan or Edmontosaurus.

Anatotitan - This hadrosaur's name means "giant duck."

Anchiceratops - This dinosaur had a distinctively shaped frill.

Anchiornis - A four-winged dino-bird that resembled Microraptor.

Anchisaurus - One of the first dinosaurs ever to be dug up in the U.S.

Andesaurus - This titanosaur rivaled Argentinosaurus in size.

Angaturama - A Brazilian relative of Spinosaurus.

Angolatitan - The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in Angola.

Angulomastacator - This dinosaur had a strangely shaped upper jaw.

Animantarx - This "living fortress" was discovered in an unusual way.

Ankylosaurus - This dinosaur was the Cretaceous equivalent of a Sherman tank.

Anodontosaurus - This "toothless lizard" actually had a full set of choppers.

Anserimimus - This "goose mimic" didn’t bear much of a resemblance.

Antarctopelta - The first dinosaur fossil ever discovered in Antarctica.

Antarctosaurus - This titanosaur may or may not have lived in Antarctica.

Antetonitrus - Either a very late prosauropod or a very early sauropod.

Anzu - This Oviraptor relative was recently discovered in North America.

Aorun - A small theropod of late Jurassic Asia.

Apatosaurus - The dinosaur formerly known as Brontosaurus.

Appalachiosaurus - One of the few dinosaurs ever to be found in Alabama.

Aquilops - The earliest ceratopsian ever to be discovered in North America.

Aragosaurus - Named after the Aragon region of Spain.

Aralosaurus - Not much is known about this central Asian duck-billed dinosaur.

Archaeoceratops - Possibly the smallest ceratopsian that ever lived.

Archaeopteryx - This ancient dino-bird was about the size of a modern pigeon.

Archaeornithomimus - A likely ancestor of Ornithomimus.

Arcovenator - This fierce abelisaur was recently discovered in France.

Arcusaurus - This prosauropod was recently discovered in South Africa.

Argentinosaurus - Possibly the largest dinosaur that ever lived.

Argyrosaurus - A plus-sized titanosaur from South America.

Aristosuchus - This "noble crocodile" was actually a dinosaur.

Arrhinoceratops - This ceratopsian was named for its "missing" nose horn.

Astrodon - The official state dinosaur of Maryland.

Asylosaurus - This "unharmed lizard" escaped destruction in World War II.

Atlasaurus - This sauropod had unusually long legs.

Atlascopcosaurus - Named after a manufacturer of digging equipment.

Atrociraptor - This "cruel thief" wasn't as atrocious as its name implies.

Aublysodon - This tyrannosaur was named after a single tooth.

Aucasaurus - This predator was a close relative of Carnotaurus.

Auroraceratops - A close relative of Archaeoceratops.

Australodocus - This sauropod was found in modern-day Tanzania.

Australovenator - A recently discovered carnivore from Australia.

Austroraptor - The largest raptor from South America.

Austrosaurus - This titanosaur was discovered near a train station.

Avaceratops - This ceratopsian is represented by a single juvenile.

Aviatyrannis - This "grandmother tyrant" was one of the first tyrannosaurs.

Avimimus - A particularly bird-like cousin of Oviraptor.

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Bactrosaurus - One of the earliest of the duck-billed dinosaurs.

Bagaceratops - A small ceratopsian from central Asia.

Bagaraatan - No one is quite sure how to classify this theropod.

Bahariasaurus - This obscure carnivore may have been the size of T. Rex.

Balaur - This "stocky dragon" was recently discovered in Romania.

Bambiraptor - Yes, this tiny raptor was named after you-know-who.

Barapasaurus - Probably the first of the giant sauropods.

Barilium - Yet another iguanodontid ornithopod of the British Isles.

Barosaurus - An enormous plant-eater with a tiny head.

Barsboldia - This hadrosaur was named after Rinchen Barsbold.

Baryonyx - You wouldn't want to clip this dinosaur's claws.

Batyrosaurus - One of the most basal hadrosaurs yet identified.

Becklespinax - A strangely named theropod of the early Cretaceous period.

Beipiaosaurus - The only known feathered therizinosaur.

Beishanlong - This bird mimic weighed over half a ton.

Bellusaurus - A herd of this sauropod drowned in a flash flood.

Berberosaurus - This "Berber lizard" has proven difficult to classify.

Bicentenaria - This dinosaur was named for Argentina's 200th anniversary.

Bistahieversor - This tyrannosaur had more teeth than T. Rex.

Bonapartenykus - This feathered dinosaur was found in close proximity to its eggs.

Bonitasaura - This titanosaur wasn't as beautiful as its name implies.

Borogovia - This theropod was named after a Lewis Carroll poem.

Bothriospondylus - A case study in dinosaur confusion.

Brachiosaurus - This dinosaur was a giant, gentle, long-necked plant-eater.

Brachyceratops - A little-known ceratopsian from North America.

Brachylophosaurus - This duck-billed dinosaur's beak looked more like a parrot's.

Brachytrachelopan - This sauropod had an unusually short neck.

Bravoceratops - This ceratopsian was recently discovered in Texas.

Brontomerus - Its name is Greek for "thunder thighs."

Bruhathkayosaurus - Was this titanosaur bigger than Argentinosaurus?

Buitreraptor - The oldest raptor ever discovered in South America.

Byronosaurus - This theropod was a close relative of Troodon.

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Camarasaurus - The most common sauropod of Jurassic North America.

Camarillasaurus - A ceratosaur of early Cretaceous western Europe.

Camelotia - An early member of the line that evolved into sauropods.

Camptosaurus - A close relative of Iguanodon.

Carcharodontosaurus - Its name means "great white shark lizard." Impressed yet?

Carnotaurus - The shortest arms of any meat-eating dinosaur with horns to match.

Caudipteryx - A birdlike dinosaur that changed the views of paleontologists.

Centrosaurus - Like a unicorn, this ceratopsian only had one horn.

Cerasinops - A small ceratopsian of the late Cretaceous.

Ceratonykus - This dino-bird was discovered in Mongolia in 2009.

Ceratosaurus - This primitive carnivore is hard to classify.

Cetiosauriscus - Not to be confused with the more famous Cetiosaurus.

Cetiosaurus - This "whale lizard" was once mistaken for the Loch Ness Monster.

Changyuraptor - Was this feathered dinosaur capable of flight?

Chaoyangsaurus - An early ceratopsian of the late Jurassic period.

Charonosaurus - This duck-billed dinosaur was much bigger than an elephant.

Chasmosaurus - The only dinosaur that came with its own awning.

Chialingosaurus - One of the earliest Asian stegosaurs.

Chilantaisaurus - This large theropod may have been ancestral to Spinosaurus.

Chilesaurus - This plant-eating theropod was recently discovered in Chile.

Chindesaurus - This early dinosaur was a close relative of Herrerasaurus.

Chirostenotes - This birdlike dinosaur has been known by three different names.

Chubutisaurus - This titanosaur was on Tyrannotitan's lunch menu.

Chungkingosaurus - This early stegosaur had some primitive characteristics.

Citipati - This Mongolian theropod was a close relative of Oviraptor.

Claosaurus - This "broken lizard" was a primitive hadrosaur.

Coahuilaceratops - It had the longest horns of any known ceratopsian dinosaur.

Coelophysis - One of the most ancient dinosaurs ever to roam the earth.

Coelurus - This tiny dinosaur was a close relative of Compsognathus.

Colepiocephale - This thick-skulled dinosaur's name is Greek for "knucklehead."

Compsognathus - This dinosaur was the size of a chicken, but much meaner.

Concavenator - This large theropod had a bizarre hump on its back.

Conchoraptor - This "conch thief" may have lunched on mollusks.

Condorraptor - A small theropod of middle Jurassic South America.

Coronosaurus - This "crown lizard" was once classified as a species of Centrosaurus.

Corythosaurus - This "Corinthian-helmeted" dino had a distinctive mating call.

Crichtonsaurus - This dinosaur was named after the author of Jurassic Park.

Cruxicheiros - This "cross-handed" dinosaur was named in 2010.

Cryolophosaurus -This crested dinosaur was once known as "Elvisaurus."

Cryptovolans - Was this the same dinosaur as Microraptor?

Cumnoria - It was once mistakenly classified as a species of Iguanodon.

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Dacentrurus - The first stegosaur ever to be described.

Daemonosauru 0s This "evil lizard" was a close relative of Coelophysis.

Dahalokely - A rare theropod from the island of Madagascar.

Dakotaraptor - This giant raptor was recently discovered in South Dakota.

Daspletosaurus - This "frightful lizard" was a close cousin of T. Rex.

Datousaurus - A medium-sized sauropod from middle Jurassic Asia.

Darwinsaurus - "Darwin's lizard" may or may not be a valid dinosaur genus.

Deinocheirus - All we know for sure about this dinosaur is the shape of its arms.

Deinodon - This "terrible tooth" is important from a historical perspective.

Deinonychus - One of the most fearsome raptors of the Cretaceous period.

Delapparentia - This ornithopod was initially classified as a species of Iguanodon.

Deltadromeus - An unusually speedy theropod of the middle Cretaceous.

Demandasaurus - A poorly understood sauropod of early Cretaceous Europe.

Diabloceratops - It looked like a cross between a Triceratops and a Centrosaurus.

Diamantinasaurus - This titanosaur was recently discovered in Australia.

Diceratops - Was this two-horned dinosaur really a specimen of Triceratops?

Dicraeosaurus - A medium-sized, spiny-necked sauropod.

Dilong - This "emperor dragon" may have been an ancestor of T. Rex.

Dilophosaurus - This dinosaur was distinguished by the bony crests on its noggin.

Dimetrodon - This ancient synapsid had a huge sail on its back.

Diplodocus - "Thin at one end, much thicker in the middle, and thin again at the far end."

Dollodon - Named after the Belgian paleontologist Louis Dollo.

Draconyx - This "dragon claw" lived in late Jurassic Portugal.

Dracopelta - This early ankylosaur was discovered in Portugal.

Dracorex - The only dinosaur to be named after the "Harry Potter" books.

Dracovenator - This "dragon hunter" was a close relative of Dilophosaurus.

Dravidosaurus - This "dinosaur" may actually have been a marine reptile.

Dreadnoughtus - This huge titanosaur was recently discovered in Argentina.

Drinker - Named after the famous paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope.

Dromaeosauroides - The only dinosaur ever to be discovered in Denmark.

Dromaeosaurus - This "running lizard" was probably covered with feathers.

Dromiceiomimus - Possibly the fastest dinosaur that ever lived.

Dryosaurus - A typical ornithopod of the late Jurassic.

Dryptosaurus - The first tyrannosaur to be discovered in the U.S.

Dubreuillosaurus - This megalosaur had a long, low snout.

Duriavenator - Yet another theropod that was once assigned to Megalosaurus.

Dyoplosaurus - This ankylosaur was once confused with Euoplocephalus.

Dysalotosaurus - We know a lot about this dinosaur's growth stages.

Dyslocosaurus - Its name means "hard-to-place lizard."

Dystrophaeus - This Diplodocus-like sauropod was named by Edward Cope.

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Echinodon - One of the few ornithopods to sport a set of canines.

Edmarka - This may have been a species of Torvosaurus.

Edmontonia - This armored dinosaur never actually lived in Edmonton.

Edmontosaurus - This large, duck-billed herbivore was a contemporary of T. Rex.

Efraasia - This Triassic herbivore may have been ancestral to sauropods.

Einiosaurus - This ceratopsian was a close relative of Centrosaurus.

Ekrixinatosaurus - Its name means "explosion-born lizard."

Elaphrosaurus - A lightweight theropod from the late Jurassic.

Elmisaurus - This "foot lizard" was a close relative of Oviraptor.

Elopteryx - This Transylvanian dinosaur is almost as controversial as Dracula.

Elrhazosaurus - Once classified as a species of Valdosaurus.

Enigmosaurus - This "puzzle lizard" was closely related to Therizinosaurus.

Eoabelisaurus - The earliest abelisaurid theropod yet identified.

Eobrontosaurus - This "dawn brontosaurus" isn't accepted by most experts.

Eocarcharia - This "dawn shark" prowled the woodlands of northern Africa.

Eocursor - This late Triassic reptile was one of the earliest true dinosaurs.

Eodromaeus - Yet another ancient theropod from South America.

Eolambia - An early hadrosaur from North America.

Eoraptor - This tiny dinosaur was among the first of its kind.

Eosinopteryx - A tiny feathered dinosaur of the late Jurassic period.

Eotriceratops - This "dawn Triceratops" was recently discovered in Canada.

Eotyrannus - This early tyrannosaur looked more like a raptor.

Epachthosaurus - This "heavy lizard" was relatively primitive for its time and place.

Epidendrosaurus - Did this tiny dino-bird spend its life up a tree?

Epidexipteryx - This feathered dinosaur predated Archaeopteryx.

Equijubus - Its name is Greek for "horse mane."

Erectopus - This "upright-footed" dinosaur is a 19th-century enigma.

Erketu - This titanosaur had an unusually long neck.

Erliansaurus - A basal therizinosaur from central Asia.

Erlikosaurus - This late therizinosaur roamed the Mongolian forests.

Euhelopus - The first sauropod to be discovered in China.

Euoplocephalus - Even this ankylosaur's eyelids were armored.

Europasaurus - The smallest sauropod ever discovered.

Europelta - This early nodosaur was recently discovered in Spain.

Euskelosaurus - The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in Africa.

Eustreptospondylus - A close cousin of Megalosaurus.

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Fabrosaurus - This early ornithopod may have been a species of Lesothosaurus.

Falcarius - A bizarre, feathered theropod from North America.

Ferganasaurus - The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in the USSR.

Fruitadens - One of the tiniest dinosaurs ever to live in North America.

Fukuiraptor - One of the few carnivorous dinosaurs ever to be dug up in Japan.

Fukuisaurus - This ornithopod was discovered in Japan.

Fulgurotherium - Very little is known about this "lightning beast."

Futalognkosaurus - A very big, and very strangely named sauropod.

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Gallimimus - This "chicken mimic" roamed the plains of the late Cretaceous.

Gargoyleosaurus - This "gargoyle lizard" was an ancestor of Ankylosaurus.

Garudimimus - A relative slowpoke compared to other ornithomimids.

Gasosaurus - Yes, that's its real name, and no, it isn't for the reason you think.

Gasparinisaura - One of the few ornithopods known to have lived in South America.

Gastonia - This ankylosaur was probably on Utahraptor's lunch menu.

Genyodectes - This dinosaur is represented by an impressive set of teeth.

Gideonmantellia - Guess what naturalist this dinosaur was named after.

Giganotosaurus - Not quite a "Gigantosaurus," but close enough.

Gigantoraptor - This huge oviraptorosaur weighed over two tons.

Gigantspinosaurus - It may or may not have been a true stegosaur.

Gilmoreosaurus - One of the few dinosaurs known to have suffered from cancer.

Giraffatitan - Might this "giant giraffe" have been a species of Brachiosaurus?

Glacialisaurus - This "frozen lizard" was a close relative of Lufengosaurus.

Gobiceratops - This ceratopsian's tiny skull was found in the Gobi Desert.

Gobisaurus - An unusually large ankylosaur of central Asia.

Gobivenator - This feathered dinosaur gave Velociraptor a run for its money.

Gojirasaurus - This early predator was named after Godzilla.

Gondwanatitan - Yet another titanosaur from South America.

Gorgosaurus - Might this tyrannosaur have been a species of Albertosaurus?

Goyocephale - A primitive bonehead from Asia.

Graciliraptor - This tiny dino-bird was a close relative of Microraptor.

Gryphoceratops - A tiny ceratopsian of Cretaceous North America.

Gryponyx - This "hooked claw" was a distant sauropod ancestor.

Gryposaurus - One of the most common of the duck-billed dinosaurs.

Guaibasaurus - Was this early dinosaur a theropod or a prosauropod?

Guanlong - Probably the first tyrannosaur ever to walk the earth.

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Hadrosaurus - The official state dinosaur of New Jersey.

Hagryphus - The largest North American oviraptor yet discovered.

Halticosaurus - A "nomen dubium" theropod of the early 20th century.

Haplocanthosaurus - A typical sauropod of the late Jurassic period.

Haplocheirus - This feathered dinosaur predated Archaeopteryx by millions of years.

Harpymimus - Named after the winged creature of Greek myth.

Haya - This dinosaur was named after a horse-headed Mongolian god.

Herrerasaurus - This carnivore roamed present-day South America.

Hesperonychus - A tiny North American dinosaur.

Hesperosaurus - The oldest stegosaur discovered in North America.

Heterodontosaurus - This "different-toothed" dinosaur was a dentist's nightmare.

Hexing - This early ornithomimid was recently discovered in China.

Hexinlusaurus - Named after the Chinese professor He Xin-Lu.

Heyuannia - Yet another close relative of Oviraptor.

Hippodraco - This "horse dragon" was recently discovered in Utah.

Homalocephale - This herbivore had a very flat--and very thick--skull.

Hongshanosaurus - This early ceratopsian is known by two skulls.

Hoplitosaurus - Named after the heavily armored soldiers of classical Greece.

Huabeisaurus - A titanosaur from northern China.

Huanghetitan - Yet another contender for the biggest dinosaur that ever lived.

Huaxiagnathus - One of the biggest dino-birds of its time.

Huaxiaosaurus - Might it be an unusually large specimen of Shantungosaurus?

Huayangosaurus - Could this have been the ancestor of all the stegosaurs?

Huehuecanauhtlus - Its name is Aztec for "ancient duck."

Hungarosaurus - The best-attested ankylosaur ever discovered in Europe.

Huxleysaurus - Named after the famous biologist Thomas Henry Huxley.

Hylaeosaurus - One of the first creatures ever to be called a dinosaur.

Hypacrosaurus - We know a lot about this dinosaur's family life.

Hypselosaurus - This titanosaur's eggs were a foot in diameter.

Hypselospinus - It was once classified as a species of Iguanodon.

Hypsibema - The official state dinosaur of Missouri.

Hypsilophodon - This man-sized herbivore liked to eat and run.

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Ichthyovenator - This sail-backed dinosaur was recently discovered in Laos.

Ignavusaurus - Its name means "cowardly lizard."

Iguanacolossus - A brand-new ornithopod from North America.

Iguanodon - The second dinosaur in history ever to receive a name.

Ilokelesia - A primitive abelisaur from South America.

Incisivosaurus - This buck-toothed dinosaur was the Cretaceous equivalent of a beaver.

Indosuchus - This "Indian crocodile" was actually a dinosaur.

Ingenia - A small, birdlike dinosaur from central Asia.

Irritator - This spinosaur was named by a very frustrated paleontologist.

Isanosaurus - One of the first sauropods ever to walk the earth.

Isisaurus - Otherwise known as the Indian Statistical Institute Lizard.

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Jainosaurus - Named after the Indian paleontologist Sohan Lal Jain.

Janenschia - The earliest titanosaur in the fossil record.

Jaxartosaurus - A poorly known hadrosaur from central Asia.

Jeholosaurus - This ornithopod may have had an omnivorous diet.

Jeyawati - Its name is Zuni for "grinding mouth."

Jianchangosaurus - One of the earliest therizinosaurs in the fossil record.

Jinfengopteryx - This feathered dinosaur was once thought to be a true bird.

Jingshanosaurus - A close relative of Yunnanosaurus.

Jinzhousaurus - This Asian dinosaur was one of the first hadrosaurs.

Jobaria - A strange, short-tailed African sauropod.

Judiceratops - The earliest Chasmosaurus ancestor yet identified.

Juratyrant - This early tyrannosaur was discovered in England.

Juravenator - Why didn't this presumed "dino-bird" have feathers?

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Kaatedocus - This Diplodocus relative had a characteristic grin.

Kaijiangosaurus - This might have been the same dinosaur as Gasosaurus.

Kazaklambia - This duck-billed dinosaur was discovered in Kazakhstan.

Kentrosaurus - A smaller, African cousin of Stegosaurus.

Kerberosaurus - Named after the three-headed dog of Greek myth.

Khaan - Few small mammals dared face the wrath of this dinosaur.

Kileskus - Yet another "basal" tyrannosaur from central Asia.

Kinnareemimus - This "bird mimic" dinosaur was recently discovered in Thailand.

Kol - It's tied with Mei for "shortest dinosaur name."

Koreaceratops - There's evidence that this ceratopsian liked to go swimming.

Koreanosaurus - Guess what country this ornithopod was discovered in.

Kosmoceratops - This ceratopsian had a bizarre, downward-folding frill.

Kotasaurus - One of the few sauropods to be discovered in India.

Kritosaurus - A famous, but poorly understood hadrosaur.

Kryptops - This dinosaur came equipped with its own face mask.

Kukufeldia Yet another ornithopod that was once lumped in with Iguanodon.

Kulindadromeus - Why did this ornithopod dinosaur have feathers?

Kundurosaurus - This hadrosaur was discovered in the far east of Russia.

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Labocania - It may or may not have been a true tyrannosaur.

Lagosuchus - Could this have been the ancestor of all the dinosaurs?

Lambeosaurus - This duck-billed dinosaur had a hatchet-shaped crest on its noggin.

Lamplughsaura - This early sauropod was discovered in India.

Lanzhousaurus - This herbivore's teeth were half a foot long.

Laosaurus - This dubious ornithopod was named by Othniel C. Marsh.

Lapparentosaurus - This sauropod was discovered in Madagascar.

Laquintasaura - The first plant-eating dinosaur ever to be discovered in Venezuela.

Latirhinus - This duck-billed dinosaur had an enormous nose.

Leaellynasaura - One of the few dinosaurs to be named after a little girl.

Leinkupal - The latest surviving diplodocid sauropod.

Leonerasaurus - This prosauropod was recently discovered in Argentina.

Leptoceratops - One of the most primitive of all ceratopsians.

Leshansaurus - Did this meat-eater feast on small, armored dinosaurs?

Lesothosaurus - One of the earliest of all the ornithischian dinosaurs.

Lessemsaurus - Named after the popular science writer Don Lessem.

Lexovisaurus - One of the oldest European stegosaurs.

Leyesaurus - A newly discovered prosauropod from South America.

Liaoceratops - A tiny ceratopsian of early Cretaceous Asia.

Liaoningosaurus - One of the smallest ankylosaurs in the fossil record.

Liliensternus - One of the largest carnivores of the Triassic period.

Limaysaurus It was once classified as a species of Rebbachisaurus.

Limusaurus - Was this toothless theropod a vegetarian?

Linhenykus - This tiny dinosaur had single-clawed hands.

Linheraptor - This Mongolian raptor was discovered in 2008.

Linhevenato -r This troodont was recently discovered in Mongolia.

Lophorhothon - The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in Alabama.

Lophostropheus - This theropod lived near the Triassic/Jurassic boundary.

Loricatosaurus - This stegosaur was once classified as a species of Lexovisaurus.

Lourinhanosaurus - Not to be confused with Lourinhasaurus, below.

Lourinhasaurus - Not to be confused with Lourinhanosaurus, above.

Luanchuanraptor - A small, poorly understood Asian raptor.

Lufengosaurus - A common sight at Chinese natural history museums.

Lurdusaurus - This ornithopod resembled a giant sloth.

Lusotitan - This sauropod was once classified as a species of Brachiosaurus.

Lycorhinus - This dinosaur was once thought to be a mammal-like reptile.

Lythronax - This tyrannosaur lived on the island of Laramidia.

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Machairasaurus - This "short scimitar lizard" was a close relative of Oviraptor.

Macrogryphosaurus - Otherwise known as the Big Enigmatic Lizard.

Magnapaulia - The largest lambeosaurine hadrosaur yet identified.

Magnirostris - This ceratopsian had an unusually big beak.

Magnosaurus - Once thought to be a species of Megalosaurus.

Magyarosaurus - This dwarf titanosaur was probably confined to a small island.

Mahakala - This dino-bird was named after a Buddhist deity.

Maiasaura - This "good mother lizard" kept close tabs on her young.

Majungasaurus - Fairly--or unfairly--known as the "cannibal dinosaur."

Malawisaurus - The first titanosaur to be found with an intact skull.

Mamenchisaurus - The longest-necked dinosaur that ever lived.

Manidens - A strangely toothed relative of Heterodontosaurus.

Mantellisaurus - Named after the famous fossil hunter Gideon Mantell.

Mantellodon - This Iguanodon refugee may or may not deserve its own genus.

Mapusaurus - This huge carnivore was closely related to Giganotosaurus.

Marshosaurus - Named after the famous paleontologist Othniel C. Marsh.

Martharaptor - This dinosaur was named after a Utah paleontologist.

Masiakasaurus - A bizarre, buck-toothed predator of the late Cretaceous.

Massospondylus - This small, lithe, bipedal plant-eater roamed the plains of South Africa.

Maxakalisaurus - One of the biggest titanosaurs ever found in Brazil.

Medusaceratops - This frilled dinosaur was a close relative of Centrosaurus.

Megalosaurus - The first dinosaur ever to be discovered and named.

Megapnosaurus - Its name is Greek for "big dead lizard."

Megaraptor - Despite its name, it wasn't really a raptor.

Mei - The current record-holder for "shortest dinosaur name."

Melanorosaurus - Probably the largest prosauropod that ever lived.

Mendozasaurus - This titanosaur was ancestral to Futalognkosaurus.

Mercuriceratops - This ceratopsian was discovered on the U.S./Canada border.

Metriacanthosaurus - Yet another dinosaur that was once mistaken for Megalosaurus.

Microceratops - Probably the smallest ceratopsian that ever lived.

Micropachycephalosaurus - The current record-holder for longest dinosaur name.

Microraptor - This tiny feathered dinosaur had four wings rather than two.

Microvenator - This "tiny hunter" actually measured 10 feet from head to tail.

Minmi - An early (and very dumb) ankylosaur from Australia.

Minotaurasaurus - Named after the half-man, half-bull of Greek myth.

Miragaia - This stegosaur had an unusually long neck.

Mirischia - Its name means "wonderful pelvis."

Mochlodon - One of the few dinosaurs ever to be discovered in Austria.

Mojoceratops - This ceratopsian had a heart-shaped frill.

Monkonosaurus - The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in modern-day Tibet.

Monoclonius - Might this have been a species of Centrosaurus?

Monolophosaurus - This Jurassic predator had a single crest on its skull.

Mononykus - This dinosaur may have dug into termite mounds for its lunch.

Montanoceratops - A primitive ceratopsian of the late Cretaceous period.

Mussaurus - This "mouse lizard" lived in Triassic South America.

Muttaburrasaurus - The most complete dinosaur fossil ever found in Australia.

Mymoorapelta - Named after the Mygand-Moore quarry in Colorado.

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Nankangia - A recently discovered oviraptor from China.

Nanosaurus - This "tiny lizard" was named by Othniel C. Marsh.

Nanotyrannus - Could this have been a juvenile T. Rex?

Nanshiungosaurus - A bizarre therizinosaur from Asia.

Nanuqsaurus - This "polar lizard" was recently discovered in Alaska.

Nanyangosaurus - An iguanodontid ornithopod of middle Cretaceous Asia.

Nasutoceratops - This dinosaur had horns like a modern steer.

Nebulasaurus - This "nebula lizard" was recently discovered in China.

Nedcolbertia - Named after the famous paleontologist Edwin Colbert.

Neimongosaurus - A rare therizinosaur from inner Mongolia.

Nemegtomaia - This dinosaur had a bizarrely shaped skull.

Nemegtosaurus - This titanosaur has been recreated from a single, incomplete skull.

Neovenator - One of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs of western Europe.

Neuquenraptor - It may actually be a species (or specimen) of Unenlagia.

Neuquensaurus - Was this titanosaur really a species of Saltasaurus?

Nigersaurus - This African sauropod had a huge number of teeth.

Nipponosaurus - This hadrosaur was discovered on the island of Sakhalin.

Noasaurus - Were this predator's giant claws on its hands, or on its feet?

Nodocephalosaurus - This armored dinosaur has been reconstructed from a single skull.

Nodosaurus - One of the first armored dinosaurs ever discovered in North America.

Nomingia - This small dinosaur had a peacock-like tail.

Nothronychus - The first therizonosaur to be found outside Asia.

Notohypsilophodon - A rare South American ornithopod.

Nqwebasaurus - One of the few theropods to be discovered in sub-Saharan Africa.

Nuthetes - This raptor was named after the modern monitor lizard.

Nyasasaurus - Could this be the earliest dinosaur in the fossil record

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Ojoceratops - A very close relative of Triceratops.

Olorotitan - One of the most complete dinosaur fossils ever found in Russia.

Omeisaurus - One of the most common Chinese sauropods.

Oohkotokia - Its name is Blackfoot for "large stone."

Opisthocoelicaudia - A clumsily named titanosaur of the late Cretaceous period.

Orkoraptor - The southernmost theropod ever to live in South America.

Ornithodesmus - This mysterious raptor was once thought to be a pterosaur.

Ornitholestes - This "bird robber" probably preyed on small lizards instead.

Ornithomimus - This "bird mimic" resembled a modern ostrich.

Ornithopsis - This "bird face" was actually a genus of titanosaur.

Orodromeus - This tiny herbivore was on Troodon's dinner menu.

Orthomerus - One of the few dinosaurs to be discovered in Holland.

Oryctodromeus - The only ornithopod known to have lived in burrows.

Ostafrikasaurus - Could this have been the earliest known spinosaur?

Othnielia - Named after the famous paleontologist Othniel C. Marsh.

Othnielosaurus - Also named after the famous paleontologist Othniel C. Marsh.

Ouranosaurus - Scientists can't decide if this herbivore had a sail or a hump.

Overosaurus - This dwarf titanosaur was announced to the world in 2013.

Oviraptor - Turns out that this "egg thief" got a bad rap.

Oxalaia - This spinosaur was recently discovered in Brazil.

Ozraptor - Not much is known about this Australian theropod.

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Pachycephalosaurus - This plant-eater gave new meaning to the word "blockhead."

Pachyrhinosaurus - This "thick-nosed lizard" roamed the North American forests.

Palaeoscincus - This "ancient skink" was actually an armored dinosaur.

Paluxysaurus - The official Texas state dinosaur.

Pampadromaeus - This "Pampas runner" was ancestral to sauropods.

Pamparaptor - This raptor was discovered in the Argentinian Pampas.

Panamericansaurus - This titanosaur was named after an energy company.

Panoplosaurus - A squat, stocky nodosaur of the late Cretaceous.

Panphagia - Its name is Greek for "eats everything."

Pantydraco - No, this dinosaur didn't wear you-know-what.

Paralititan - This huge sauropod was discovered recently in Egypt.

Paranthodon - This stegosaur was discovered over 150 years ago.

Pararhabdodon - The western European equivalent of Tsintaosaurus.

Parasaurolophus - Possibly the loudest dinosaur ever to roam the earth.

Parksosaurus - It was once classified as a species of Thescelosaurus.

Paronychodon - This "tooth taxon" didn't make it out of the 19th century.

Parvicursor - One of the smallest dinosaurs yet identified.

Patagosaurus - This "Patagonian lizard" hailed from South America.

Pawpawsaurus - This ancient nodosaur was discovered in Texas.

Pedopenna - One of the earliest known dino-birds.

Pegomastax - This dinosaur was covered with porcupine-like bristles.

Pelecanimimus - This "pelican mimic" sported over 200 teeth.

Peloroplites - This "monstrous Hoplite" was recently discovered in Utah.

Pelorosaurus - The first sauropod ever to be discovered.

Pentaceratops - This "five-horned" herbivore really had only three.

Philovenator - As its name says this dinosaur "loved to hunt."

Phuwiangosaurus - This titanosaur was discovered in modern-day Thailand.

Piatnitzkysaurus - Its teeth were as sharp as its name is funny.

Pinacosaurus - Did this ankylosaur roam central Asia in herds?

Pisanosaurus - One of the earliest known ornithischian dinosaurs.

Piveteausaurus - No one is quite sure what to make of this theropod dinosaur.

Planicoxa - A medium-sized iguanodont of early Cretaceous North America.

Plateosaurus - This herd dinosaur blackened the plains of the late Triassic.

Pleurocoelus - It was the official state dinosaur of Texas.

Pneumatoraptor - This "air thief" was recently discovered in Hungary.

Podokesaurus - One of the earliest dinosaurs to live in eastern North America.

Poekilopleuron - It may (or may not) have been a species of Megalosaurus.

Polacanthus - An extremely spiky ankylosaur of the middle Cretaceous.

Prenocephale - This "bonehead" had a round, thick skull.

Prenoceratops - A close relative of Leptoceratops.

Proa - This ornithopod was named after its prow-shaped jaw.

Probactrosaurus - An early stage in hadrosaur evolution.

Proceratosaurus - Despite its name, not a close relative of Ceratosaurus.

Procompsognathus - Was it an archosaur or an early dinosaur?

Propanoplosaurus - This baby ankylosaur was recently discovered in Maryland.

Prosaurolophus - The likely ancestor of both Saurolophus and Parasaurolophus.

Protarchaeopteryx - "Before Archaeopteryx?" It actually lived millions of years later.

Protoceratops - A famous dinosaur with a very funky frill.

Protohadros - Despite its name, it wasn't really the "first hadrosaur."

Psittacosaurus - This dinosaur's noggin wouldn't have looked out of place on a parrot.

Puertasaurus - This titanosaur rivaled Argentinosaurus in size.

Pyroraptor - This "fire thief" prowled the plains of prehistoric France.

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Qantassaurus - Named after the national airline of Australia.

Qianzhousaurus - This long-snouted tyrannosaur has been nicknamed Pinocchio Rex.

Qiaowanlong - An Asian relative of Brachiosaurus.

Qiupalong - This "bird mimic" dinosaur was recently discovered in China.

Quaesitosaurus - This titanosaur may have had remarkably sharp hearing.

Quilmesaurus - This dinosaur was named after an indigenous South American tribe.

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Rahiolisaurus - This Indian dinosaur is represented by seven tangled individuals.

Rahonavis - Was it a raptor-like bird or a bird-like raptor?

Rajasaurus - This "prince lizard" lived in what is now modern-day India.

Rapator - No, this mysterious Australian theropod wasn't a raptor.

Rapetosaurus - The only sauropod ever to be discovered on modern-day Madagascar.

Raptorex - A pint-sized precursor of T. Rex.

Rebbachisaurus - A poorly understood sauropod from northern Africa.

Regaliceratops - This ceratopsian had a huge, crown-shaped frill.

Regnosaurus - This stegosaur lived in what is now modern-day England.

Rhabdodon - A possible "missing link" between Iguanodon and Hypsilophodon.

Rhinorex - This duck-billed dinosaur had an unusually large nose.

Rhoetosaurus - A medium-sized sauropod from Down Under.

Richardoestesia - Named after the paleontologist Richard Estes.

Rinchenia - Named after the famous paleontologist Rinchen Barsbold.

Rinconsaurus - A modestly sized titanosaur of South America.

Riojasaurus - One of the few prosauropods known to have lived in South America.

Rubeosaurus - A ceratopsian dinosaur from the Two Medicine Formation.

Rugops - This wrinkly-faced carnivore probably fed on abandoned carcasses.

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Sahaliyania - This hadrosaur's name is Manchurian for "black."

Saichania - This ankylosaur's name is Chinese for "beautiful."

Saltasaurus - The first armored sauropod ever to be discovered.

Saltopus - Experts aren't sure if this was a dinosaur or an archosaur.

Sanjuansaurus - An early theropod from South America.

Santanaraptor - Named after Brazil's Santana formation.

Sarahsaurus - This prosauropod had unusually strong hands.

Sarcolestes - The most likely ancestor of the ankylosaurs.

Sarcosaurus - This "flesh lizard" roamed early Jurassic England.

Saturnalia - The earliest dinosaur known to have had a herbivorous diet.

Saurolophus - One of the few hadrosaurs known to have lived on two continents.

Sauroniops - This dinosaur's name means "Eye of Sauron."

Sauropelta - This ankylosaur's armor helped keep raptors at bay.

Saurophaganax - The official state dinosaur of Oklahoma.

Sauroposeidon - One of the tallest dinosaurs ever to walk the earth.

Saurornithoides - A Troodon-like predator from central Asia.

Saurornitholestes - A close cousin of Velociraptor.

Savannasaurus - This titanosaur was recently discovered in Australia.

Scansoriopteryx - This early proto-bird probably lived in trees.

Scelidosaurus - Among the earliest of all the armored dinosaurs.

Scipionyx - One of the most perfectly preserved dinosaur fossils ever found.

Sciurumimus - This "squirrel mimic" was one of the earliest feathered dinosaurs.

Scolosaurus - It was once classified as a species of Euoplocephalus.

Scutellosaurus - Probably the smallest of all the armored dinosaurs.

Secernosaurus - The first hadrosaur to be discovered in South America.

Seitaad - This small dinosaur may have been buried in an avalanche.

Segisaurus - An early dinosaur closely related to Coelophysis.

Segnosaurus - One of the most unusual (and poorly understood) Cretaceous dinosaurs.

Seismosaurus - It was huge, to be sure, but might it have been a species of Diplodocus?

Sellosaurus - Another early prosauropod of the Triassic period.

Serendipaceratops - Was this really an Australian ceratopsian?

Shamosaurus - This Mongolian ankylosaur was a close relative of Gobisaurus.

Shanag - A basal raptor of early Cretaceous Asia.

Shantungosaurus - The biggest of all the duck-billed dinosaurs.

Shaochilong - Its name is Chinese for "shark-toothed dragon."

Shenzhousaurus - A small, primitive ornithomimid from China.

Shunosaurus - Anatomically speaking, probably the best known of all the sauropods.

Shuvosaurus - Was this meat eater an early dinosaur or a two-legged crocodile?

Shuvuuia - Scientists can't decide if it was a dinosaur or a bird.

Siamodon - This ornithopod was recently discovered in Thailand.

Siamosaurus - This may (or may not) have been a spinosaur from Thailand.

Siamotyrannus - Despite its name, it wasn't a true tyrannosaur.

Siats - One of the largest theropods ever to live in North America.

Sigilmassasaurus - Was this really a species of Carcharodontosaurus?

Silvisaurus - This primitive nodosaur was discovered in Kansas.

Similicaudipteryx - The juveniles may have been differently feathered than the adults.

Sinocalliopteryx - The biggest "dino-bird" yet discovered.

Sinoceratops - A rare ceratopsian from late Cretaceous China.

Sinornithoides - A small, feathered dinosaur closely related to Troodon.

Sinornithomimus - This ornithomimid is known from over a dozen skeletons.

Sinornithosaurus - A typical dino-bird of the early Cretaceous.

Sinosauropteryx - The first dinosaur proven to have feathers.

Sinosaurus - It was once classified as an Asian species of Dilophosaurus.

Sinotyrannus - This "Chinese tyrant" was an ancient ancestor of tyrannosaurs.

Sinovenator - This "Chinese hunter" preyed on its fellow dino-birds.

Sinraptor - Despite its name, this allosaur wasn't any better or worse than other dinosaurs.

Sinusonasus - It sounds like a disease, but it was actually a feathered dinosaur.

Skorpiovenator - This "scorpion hunter" really ate meat.

Sonorasaurus - The remains of this sauropod were discovered in Arizona.

Sphaerotholus - Yet another dome-headed dino from North America.

Spinophorosaurus - This early sauropod had a "thagomizer" on its tail.

Spinops - This ceratopsian was named 100 years after its bones were found.

Spinosaurus - This dinosaur was distinguished by the sail-like structure on its back.

Spinostropheus - This theropod was once thought to be a species of Elaphrosaurus.

Staurikosaurus - Another primitive theropod of the Triassic period.

Stegoceras - This small herbivore was built for high-speed head-butting.

Stegosaurus - The small-brained, spike-tailed, plant-eating dinosaur.

Stenopelix - Experts aren't sure how to classify this dinosaur.

Stokesosaurus - Some experts think this was the earliest tyrannosaur.

Struthiomimus - This "ostrich mimic" roamed the plains of North America.

Struthiosaurus - The smallest nodosaur yet discovered.

Stygimoloch - Its name means "demon from the river of death." Got your attention yet?

Styracosaurus - Winner of the "most elaborate head display" competition.

Suchomimus - A fish-eating dinosaur with a distinct crocodilian profile.

Sulaimanisaurus - One of the few dinosaurs ever to be discovered in Pakistan.

Supersaurus - No, it didn't wear a cape, but this giant dino was still impressive.

Suuwassea - Its name is Native American for "ancient thunder."

Suzhousaurus - A large, early Cretaceous therizinosaur.

Szechuanosaurus - This theropod was a close relative of Sinraptor.

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Tachiraptor - The first meat-eating dinosaur ever to be discovered in Venezuela.

Talarurus - This ankylosaur was discovered in the Gobi Desert.

Talenkauen A rare ornithopod from South America.

Talos - This dinosaur was found with an injured big toe.

Tangvayosaurus - This Laotian titanosaur was closely related to Phuwiangosaurus.

Tanius - Not much is known about this Chinese hadrosaur.

Tanycolagreus - This mysterious theropod was once thought to be a species of Coelurus.

Taohelong - The first "polacanthine" ankylosaur ever to be discovered in Asia.

Tapuiasaurus - A recently discovered titanosaur from South America.

Tarascosaurus - The only known abelisaur of the northern hemisphere.

Tarbosaurus - The second-biggest tyrannosaur after T. Rex.

Tarchia - Its name means "brainy," but that may be an exaggeration.

Tastavinsaurus - This titanosaur was discovered in Spain.

Tatankacephalus - A brand-new ankylosaur from North America.

Tatankaceratops - Was this really a juvenile specimen of Triceratops?

Tataouinea - No, this dinosaur wasn't named after Tatooine in Star Wars.

Tawa - This ancient theropod points to a South American origin for dinosaurs.

Tazoudasaurus - This Vulcanodon relative was one of the earliest sauropods.

Technosaurus - This early herbivore was named after Texas Tech university.

Tehuelchesaurus - This sauropod was named after an indigenous South American people.

Telmatosaurus - This duck-billed dinosaur was discovered in Transylvania.

Tendaguria - This Tanzanian sauropod has proven difficult to classify.

Tenontosaurus - This long-tailed herbivore was hunted by Deinonychus.

Teratophoneus - This "monstrous murderer" wasn't all that big.

Tethyshadros - One of the few dinosaurs to be found in modern-day Italy.

Texacephale - This Texan pachycephalosaur was named in 2010.

Thecocoelurus - Is this the earliest ornithomimid in the fossil record?

Thecodontosaurus - The first prosauropod ever to be discovered.

Theiophytalia - Its name means "garden of the gods."

Therizinosaurus - What did Little Orphan Annie say to this dinosaur? "Reaping lizards!"

Thescelosaurus - Did paleontologists find this dinosaur's mummified heart?

Tianchisaurus - This dinosaur's species name honors "Jurassic Park."

Tianyulong -Why did this ornithopod have feathers?

Tianyuraptor - A small, long-legged raptor from eastern Asia.

Tianzhenosaurus - This ankylosaur's skull has been spectacularly preserved.

Timimus - The only ornithomimid ever discovered in Australia.

Titanoceratops - The biggest of all the horned, frilled dinosaurs.

Titanosaurus - This sauropod may—or may not—have been a unique member of its genus.

Tochisaurus - A large troodont of late Cretaceous Asia.

Tornieria - This sauropod has a complicated taxonomic history.

Torosaurus - Was it really an elderly specimen of Triceratops?

Torvosaurus - One of the largest predators of Jurassic North America.

Triceratops - The famous, three-horned, plant-eating dinosaur.

Trinisaura - The first ornithopod ever to be discovered in Antarctica.

Troodon - Possibly the smartest dinosaur that ever lived.

Tsaagan - One of the earliest raptors yet discovered.

Tsintaosaurus - Also known as the "Unicorn Dinosaur."

Tuojiangosaurus - One of the most well-known Chinese stegosaurs.

Turanoceratops - What was this ceratopsian doing in late Cretaceous Asia?

Turiasaurus - The largest dinosaur ever to be discovered in Europe.

Tylocephale - The tallest-domed of all the pachycephalosaurs.

Tyrannosaurus Rex - The once—and always—king of the dinosaurs.

Tyrannotitan - We know very little about this fearsomely named dinosaur.

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Uberabatitan - Discovered in the Uberaba region of Brazil.

Udanoceratops - The largest ceratopsian to run on two legs.

Unaysaurus - One of the oldest prosauropods yet discovered.

Unenlagia - This bird-like raptor was native to South America.

Unescoceratops - Named after the United Nation's UNESCO.

Urbacodon - This Troodon-like predator was discovered in Uzbekistan.

Utahceratops - Guess what state this dinosaur was discovered in.

Utahraptor - Probably the biggest raptor that ever lived.

Uteodon - It was once classified as a species of Camptosaurus.

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Vagaceratops - This big-frilled dinosaur was closely related to Kosmoceratops.

Vahiny - Its name is Malagasy for "traveler."

Valdoraptor - This early "bird mimic" dinosaur lived in England.

Valdosaurus - This ornithopod was discovered on the Isle of Wight.

Variraptor - The first raptor ever to be discovered in France.

Velafrons - A new addition to the duck-billed dinosaur family.

Velociraptor - This dinosaur was vicious but a lot smaller than you thought.

Velocisaurus - A small, speedy theropod of late Cretaceous South America.

Venenosaurus - This "poison lizard" was really a gentle plant-eater.

Veterupristisaurus - One of the earliest carcharodontosaurs yet identified.

Vulcanodon - An early sauropod of the Jurassic period.

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Wannanosaurus - Probably the smallest of all the bone-headed dinosaurs.

Wellnhoferia - Was it really a species of Archaeopteryx?

Wendiceratops - This dinosaur honors Canadian fossil hunter Wendy Sloboda.

Willinakaqe - A rare duck-billed dinosaur from South America.

Wintonotitan - Another new titanosaur from Australia.

Wuerhosaurus - Could this have been the last of the stegosaurs?

Wulagasaurus - The earliest saurolophine hadrosaur in the fossil record.

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Xenoceratops - This "alien horned face" was announced in 2012.

Xenoposeidon - Experts aren't sure how to classify this sauropod.

Xenotarsosaurus - A poorly understood abelisaur from South America.

Xiaosaurus - A small ornithopod from late Jurassic Asia.

Xiaotingia - This feathered dinosaur predated Archaeopteryx.

Xinjiangtitan - This huge sauropod was a close relative of Mamenchisaurus.

Xiongguanlong - A small, primitive tyrannosaur from Asia.

Xixianykus - A long-legged dino-bird from eastern Asia.

Xuanhanosaurus - You didn't think there'd be so many "X"'s on this list, did you?

Xuanhuaceratops - An early ceratopsian of the late Jurassic.

Xuwulong - This iguanodontid ornithopod was recently discovered in China.

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Yamaceratops - No, it didn't have a sweet potato for a head.

Yandusaurus - A small ornithopod of middle Jurassic China.

Yangchuanosaurus - A large theropod of late Jurassic Asia.

Yaverlandia - A classic case of mistaken dinosaur identity.

Yi Qi - This strange Jurassic dinosaur had bat-like wings.

Yimenosaurus - One of the better-known Chinese prosauropods.

Yinlong - This "hidden dragon" was an early ceratopsian.

Yixianosaurus - How did this dino-bird use its long fingers?

Yizhousaurus - The earliest intact sauropod yet discovered.

Yongjinglong - This titanosaur was recently discovered in China.

Yueosaurus - This basal ornithopod was discovered by construction workers.

Yulong - The smallest oviraptor yet identified.

Yunnanosaurus - One of the last prosauropods to walk the earth.

Yutyrannus - The largest feathered tyrannosaur yet identified.

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Zalmoxes - A strange-looking ornithopod from Romania.

Zanabazar - Named after a Buddhist spiritual leader.

Zapalasaurus - This "diplodocoid" sauropod lived in early Cretaceous South America.

Zby - This dinosaur's name was inversely proportional to its size.

Zephyrosaurus - Otherwise known as the Western Wind Lizard.

Zhanghenglong - A transitional hadrosaur of late Cretaceous Asia.

Zhejiangosaurus - The first identified nodosaur from Asia.

Zhenyuanlong - Also known as the "fluffy feathered poodle from hell."

Zhongyuansaurus - The only known ankylosaur to lack a tail club.

Zhuchengceratops - It probably figured on the lunch menu of Zhuchengtyrannus.

Zhuchengosaurus - This hadrosaur was even bigger than Shantungosaurus.

Zhuchengtyrannus - This Asian tyrannosaur was the size of T. Rex.

Zuniceratops - This horned dinosaur was discovered by an eight-year-old boy.

Zuolong - It was named after General Tso, of Chinese restaurant fame.

Zupaysaurus - This "devil lizard" was one of the earliest theropods

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