Where and When Did Dinosaurs Live?
ES3008  Dinosaur Gallery

Dinosaur skeletons have long inspired awe and curiosity. They are typically housed at museums or parks where they are available for public viewing. Scientific illustrators and artists also use such fossils. They study them to create drawings and models that show us how dinosaurs may have looked and behaved.

  !   Click the links below to view fossil specimens, models, and drawings of dinosaurs. Quickly explore the visual information for several types of dinosaurs. As you explore each type of dinosaur, look for evidence that suggests how they stood and moved.

The goal of this visual exploration is to become familiar with several types of dinosaurs, and to decide upon one species that you'd like to research. After your exploration, answer question number 2.

2. Write down the name of one of these dinosaurs that you would like to know more about.

Allosaurus
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
The Riverside Municipal Museum
Smithsonian Institution
Digital 2-D drawing
Digital 2-D drawing
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Ankylosaurus
Ankylosaur Image and Facts
Pencil drawing
Digital drawing
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Apatosaurus
Painting and Facts
Digital 3-D drawing
Digital 2-D
(requires "Sparkle" to open)
Digital 2-D drawing
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Camarasaurus
Wikipedia Entry
Painting
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Diplodocus
Smithsonian Institution
Dinosaur Fact File
Pencil drawing
Digital 2-D
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Pteranodon
University of California at Berkeley
Digital 2-D
Painting
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Stegosaurus
Smithsonian Institution
Specimen Photograph
Digital 2-D
Digital 2-D
Painting
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Triceratops
The Field Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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Tyrannosaurus
University of California Museum of Paleontology
American Museum of Natural History
Sculpture
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Velociraptor
Nakasato Dinosaur Center
Nakasato Virtual Museum
Photograph of Skeleton
Burke Museum
Burke Museum
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