Dinosaur Glossary

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Naashoibitosaurus was a plant-eating dinosaur that lived during the late Cretaceous period.

Nanofossils are microscopic fossils that are very plentiful, widely dispersed, and time-specific

Nanosaurus was a little bipedal plant-eater from the Jurassic Period (156-145 million years ago).

Nanotyrannus was a bipedal meat-eater, a theropod from the late Cretaceous age (68-65 million years back).

Nanyangosaurus is an iguanodontid dinosaur found in the Sangping structure of Neixiang, Henan, China. This plant-eating dinosaur lived throughout the Cretaceous era

Nautiloids are ancient, thick-shelled, carnivorous marine invertebrates, cephalopod.

Nedcolbertia was a little, meat-eating dinosaur that lived throughout the early Cretaceous period, roughly 127 to 121 million years back.

Nemegtomaia this dinosaur had a strangely shaped skull.

Nemegtosaurus was a sauropod dinosaur from the late Cretaceous era, about 75-70 million years past.

Neoceratosauria was a group of little to medium-sized meat-eating dinosaurs, most of which had horns on their head.

Nest some dinosaurs laid their eggs and raised their youthful in nests. Some fossilized nests have been found, as well as those of the plant-eating dinosaur Maiasaura.

Nigersaurus was a ancient, long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur from the early Cretaceous period, about 135 million years before

Nipponosaurus was a little, duck-billed dinosaur from the late Cretaceous era about 88-86 million years before.

Nodosaurids were one partition of the ankylosaurs, a group of unbreakable, plant-eating, ornithischian dinosaurs with spikes operation along the sides of their bodies, no tail clubs and pear-shaped heads

Nodosaurus it was a nodosaurid ankylosaur, an unbreakable, quadrupedal, tank-like dinosaur.

Nomingia this little dinosaur had a peacock-like tail.

Nothosaurus it was a nothosaur, a reptile with flipper-like limbs that lived together on land and in the water (like a modern-day seal). It was about 10 feet (3 m) long and had a lengthy, thin, pointed tail with a fin on its upper part.