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Updated on Apr 28, 2020. Posted on Apr 23, 2020

Sorry, But Only Paleontologists Can Name Every Single Dinosaur From The "Jurassic Park" Movies

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    Brachiosaurus

    Fun fact: The Brachiosaurus is believed to have been around 85 feet tall!

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    Dilophosaurus

    Fun fact: The Dilophosaurus was most likely not poisonous, and it definitely didn't have the cool neck frills featured in Jurassic Park!

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    Gallimimus

    Fun fact: The meaning of its name is "rooster" or "chicken mimic".

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    Parasaurolophus

    Fun fact: It's believed that this dino's large head crest was used for trumpeting!

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  5. BONUS QUESTION! What is the name of the fictional island on which the first Jurassic Park is situated?

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    Isla Nublar

    Isla Nublar is a fictional remote island 120 miles west of Costa Rica.

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    Triceratops

    Fun fact: Triceratops heads are one of the largest of any land animal ever discovered.

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    Tyrannosaurus

    Fun fact: Its arms were too short to even reach its mouth!

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    Velociraptor

    Fun fact: The Velociraptor is believed to have killed its prey with sickle-shaped claws on its feet.

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    Compsognathus

    Fun fact: These dinos were about the size of a chicken and are one of the smallest-known dinosaurs.

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  10. BONUS QUESTION! What are the names of John Hammond's grandchildren who visit the park in the first movie?

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    Lex and Tim

    Ariana Richards (Lex) is now 38 and Joe Mazzello (Tim) is 34!

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    Mamenchisaurus

    Fun fact: Mamenchisaurus once held the record for the longest neck of any known dinosaur until the Sauroposeidon was discovered!

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    Pachycephalosaurus

    Fun fact: The skull roof of a Pachycephalosaurus was about 10 inches thick and, when first discovered, were thought to be dinosaur knee caps!

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    Pteranodon

    Fun fact: The name "Pteranodon" means "wings and no teeth." They were called this because their large beaks actually had no teeth and were primarily used for fishing!

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    Stegosaurus

    Fun fact: A fully grown Stegosaurus was around 30 feet long, 14 feet tall, and could weight up to 10,000 pounds!

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  15. BONUS QUESTION! Who composed the score for Jurassic Park?

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    John Williams

    Williams' Jurassic Park theme song is amongst the most recognizable songs in cinema!

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    Ankylosaurus

    Fun fact: The Ankylosaurus had a giant club at the end of its tail which was most likely used for self defense to crush the bones of any attackers!

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    Ceratosaurus

    Fun fact: Some paleontologists believe that the Ceratosaurus may have been semi-aquatic in a similar manner to alligators or crocodiles!

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    Corythosaurus

    Fun fact: The bony crests found on the heads of these dinos were connected to their nostrils and could have been used to make sounds, help keep them cool, or even enhance their sense of smell.

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    Spinosaurus

    Fun fact: The Spinosaurus was far larger than the mighty T-Rex and very well may have been the largest carnivorous dinosaur to ever exist.

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  20. BONUS QUESTION! Jurassic Park broke box office records, but which film broke theirs?

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    Titanic

    Jurassic Park made $45,627,627 in the Worldwide Box Office as compared to Titanic which made $2,208,208,395.

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    Apatosaurus

    Fun fact: Apatosaurus is more famously known as Brontosaurus!

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    Dimorphodon

    Fun fact: This pterosaur was actually a pretty poor flyer which is why it primarily moved around on four limbs.

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    Mosasaurus

    Fun fact: These creatures actually aren't technically dinosaurs. They're closer relatives to snakes and snakes and monitor lizards!

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    Allosaurus

    Fun fact: These carnivores are believed to have weighed about 4 tons or 8000 pounds!

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  25. BONUS QUESTION! What is Dr. Ellie Sattler's profession?

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    Palaeobotanist

    Paleobotany is the branch of botany dealing with the recovery and identification of plant remains from geological contexts!

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    Baryonyx

    Fun fact: This close relative to the Spinosaurus had twice as many teeth as a T-Rex!

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    Carnotaurus

    Fun fact: Carnotaurus means "meat-eating bull" which is a reference to the dinosaur's horns located on the head (which in and of itself is highly unusual for a carnivore).

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