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The Large Theropods - Allosaurs, Carnosaurs, Abelisaurs - Dinosaurs
Few issues in paleontology are as confusing as the classification of theropods-- the bipedal, mostly carnivorous dinosaurs that evolved from archosaurs during ...
Dinosaur Glossary - Definition of Theropods - Dinosaurs - About.com
Dinosaur Glossary - Definition of Theropods. ... Some paleontologists think theropods (Greek for "beast-footed") are represented today in the form of birds.
Earliest Dinosaur Evolution and Ancestors - Dinosaurs - About.com
These three early theropods spawned a hardy breed that quickly (at least in evolutionary terms) radiated out to other continents. The first dinosaurs quickly made ...
The Small, Feathered Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era
For decades, paleontologists have been digging up small, birdlike theropods (the same family of two-legged dinosaurs that includes tyrannosaurs and raptors) ...
Assorted Theropods - Dinosaurs - About.com
Theropods, one of the 15 major types of dinosaurs.
Why Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers? - About.com
The vast majority of feathered dinosaurs were theropods, a broad category that includes raptors, tyrannosaurs, ornithomimids and "dino-birds," as well as the ...
Carnivorous Dinosaur Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
The large theropods (meat-eating dinosaurs) of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods were some of the most fearsome predators that ever lived. Here are ...
The Top 10 Dinosaurs of South America - About.com
As is the case with many dinosaurs, Abelisaurus is less important in itself than in the name it has bestowed on its family of theropods: the abelisaurs, a predatory ...
How Did Feathered Dinosaurs Learn to Fly? - About.com
Extrapolating backward from the behavior of modern birds, like ostriches, it's reasonable to infer that the small- to medium-sized, two-legged theropods of the ...
The Top 10 Dinosaurs of Africa - About.com
Although it wasn't nearly as big as its fellow African theropods, Spinosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus, Afrovenator is important for two reasons: first, its "type ...