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    Fast Facts: Sept. 17

    • Dinosaurs were reptiles and most hatched from eggs.
    • Amazingly, blue whales are bigger than any dinosaur found so far.
    • The largest dinosaurs were over 100 feet long and up to 50 feet tall.
    • The smallest dinosaurs were about the size of a chicken.
    • No one knows exactly what noises dinosaurs made, what color they were or even when they lived.
    • No one really knows exactly how many dinosaur species exist. The estimates vary from between 250 to over 1,300 species.
    • The term dinosaur (terrible lizard) was coined by the English anatomist Sir Richard Owen in 1842.
    • The most complete skeleton of a Stegosaurus ever found was dug up at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. It had to be hauled out of the earth by an army helicopter.

    — dinosaurfact.net

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