Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: thair-uh-ZEEN-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Scythe Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Family: Therizinosauridae
- Height: 15 feet (4.6 meters)
- Weight: Period
- Length: 36 feet (11 meters)
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal?
- Notes: Fragmentary remains of Therizinosaurus were discoveredin southern Mongolia. A late Cretaceous dinosaur, its skeletalstructure (other than an arm) remains a mystery. This dinosaur had sickle-shaped claws over 2 feet (0.6 meters) long. It may have used this formidable weapon for attacking and butchering its prey, or digging up huge ant nests.