Age of the Dinosaurs

Age of the Dinosaurs

Travel back in time to 145 million years ago and discover what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth ... Dive underwater and meet the strange species living at the bottom of the sea and get up close with the terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex!

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October 24, 2011 3 min

Imagine going back in time... not one hundred years... or one thousands years... but millions of years to the Age of the Dinosaurs! We've arrived at the Jurassic Period.

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We're at the Jurassic period, which existed between 144 and 180 million years ago. It was a time when plant life began to flourish as the newly formed oceans brought rain to many parts of the world that had previously been nothing more than dry deserts.

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October 24, 2011 3 min

With the supercontinent Pangaea continuing to separate, more and more big watery lagoons were forming, and along with the new oceans, were teeming with life – from the tiny to the monstrous!

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October 31, 2011 3 min

As the Jurassic period came to a close, and the Cretaceous period began, a new kind of creature was starting to take to the skies - birds.

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The Jurassic period was home to thousands of different dinosaurs - big and small. One easy way to learn about them is to split them into two groups – Carnivores and Herbivores.

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November 5, 2011 4 min

About 145 million years ago, the Jurassic Period ended and the Cretaceous began. The world changed dramatically and more dinosaurs lived during the Cretaceous period than at any other...

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November 8, 2011 3 min

In the Cretaceous Period, the world was experiencing some of the hottest climates ever known and was home to a wider range of environments and species than had been seen before...

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November 10, 2011 4 min

More varieties of animals and plants lived at the time than ever before – from the dinosaurs on the land to the plants they ate. Things were getting pretty busy underwater too...

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The world by this point was home to a wider variety of environments and species than ever before... and different species behaved in different ways – some preferring to live on their own, others liking the company of the herd.

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November 15, 2011 4 min

Around this time, there were more dinosaurs than ever before. It's also where you’d find one of the best known dinosaurs of them all – the Tyrannosaurus Rex! 

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