FIND OUT THE MEANING

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FIND OUT THE MEANING
SEE IF YOU CAN
FIND OUT THE MEANING
of some of our dinosaur’s names.
Dinosaur names are not just tough to pronounce, they often have meaning.
A:
Dinosaur Name
MEANING of Dinosaur Name
Carnotaurus
(KAR-no-TORE-us)
Means “Flesh-eating Bull”
Spinosaurus
(SPY-nuh-SORE-us)
“Spine Lizard”
Dyoplosaurus
(die-o-pluh-SOR-us)
“Double-armored Lizard”
Amargasaurus
(ah-MAR-guh-SORE-us)
“La Amarga (bitter) Lizard”
Omeisaurus
(Oh-MY-ee-SORE-us)
“Mount Emei Lizard”
Pachycephalosaurus
(pak-ee-SEF-uh-low-SORE-us)
“Thick-headed Lizard”
Tuojiangosaurus
(toh-HWANG-uh-SORE-us)
“Tuo River Lizard”
Yangchuanosaurus
(Yang-chew-ON-uh-SORE-us)
“Yang-ch’uan Lizard”
Quetzalcoatlus
(KWET-zal-coe-AT-lus)
“Feathered Serpent (named after Aztec god)”
Ouranosaurus
(ooh-RAN-uh-SORE-us)
“Valiant Lizard”
Parasaurolophus
(PAIR-uh-so-ROL-uh-PHUS)
“Close to Crested Lizard”
Kosmoceratops
(KOZ-mo-SARA-tops)
“Ornate Horned Face”
Mojoceratops
(moe-joe-SEH-rah-tops)
“Magic Charm Horned Face”
Triceratops
(try-SER-uh-TOPS)
“Three-horned Face”
Tyrannosaurus rex
(tuh-RAN-uh-SORE-us)
“King of the Tyrant Lizards”
Find the answers by visiting the Resource Library at
www.OmahaZoo.com/Education. Search word: Dinosaurs
Carnotaurus