Dinosaur Glossary

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Fabrosaurus is only known from an unfinished lower jaw establish in Lesotho, South Africa in 1964 by Leonard Ginsburg.

Family The infra-orders are classified into families.

Feather Some dinosaurs may have feathers.

Femur is the thigh bone - the elongated bone in the upper part of the leg between the hip and the knee.

Fenestra is a natural hole or breach in a bone. The skull contains many fenestra

Ferns a non-flowering plant very abundant during the Mesozoic Era.

Fibula is the calf bone - the bone in the inferior, rear part of the leg between the knee and the ankle.

Forelimbs it is the front legs of an animal.

Fossil Remains of a once living being or plant.

Frill the bony "crown" on the head of a ceratopsian dinosaur, similar to a Triceratops.

Futabasaurus was a theropod dinosaur and a tyrannosaurid. This bipedal meat-eater had a large head, long legs, short arms and a stiff pointed tail. It dates from the late Cretaceous era

Futalognkosaurus it sounds similar to a hot dog, however it was one of the largest dinosaurs that ever lived.