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    Posted on Sep 1, 2016

    Can You Tell Which Of These Are Real Dinosaurs?

    Do you know your Dacentrurus armatus from your Becklespinax altispinax?

    1. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      The Sarcosaurus woodi's name means flesh lizard and is estimated to have lived 202 - 195 million years ago. It is also thought to have been three meters in length.

      Via Natural History Museum / nhm.ac.uk
    2. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      There's no such thing!

    3. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      That's a fake dinosaur.

    4. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      This dino's name is pronounced ewe-strep-toe-SPON-die-luss, and it lived 165 million years ago.

      Via Natural History Museum / nhm.ac.uk
    5. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      In 1841 a specimen of the Hylaeosaurus armatus was discovered by Richard Owen, it was one of the first dinosaur fossils ever identified.

      Via Natural History Museum / nhm.ac.uk
    6. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      It's made-up!

    7. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      The Valdosaurus canaliculatus lived 150-135 million years ago.

      Via Natural History Museum / nhm.ac.uk
    8. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Unfortunately this dino doesn't exist.

    9. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      This one's bogus too.

    10. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      This dino had a large thumb spike to fend off predators.

      Via Natural History Museum / nhm.ac.uk
    11. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      This dino lived 210 - 205 million years ago and is thought to have been nine metres long!

      Via Natural History Museum / nhm.ac.uk
    12. Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Sadly, this dinosaur is imaginary

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