Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: PARKS-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Parks' Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Ornithopoda
- Family: Hypsilophodontidae
- Height: 4 feet 1.2 meters)
- Weight: 150 pounds (68 kg)
- Length: 7 feet (2.1 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Found in Montana and Alberta, Canada, Parksosaurus had a long neck and small head with a horny beak. Its forelimbs were short and strong. It ran on hind legs but may have grazed on all four limbs. Named for W.A. Parks, Canadian dinosaur collector and researcher.