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Animals | Extinct Animals | Early Cretaceous Dinosaurs

The Early Cretaceous Period was a time in which the Earth was undergoing a process of change. Learn more about some common and not so common Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, including the Iguanodon, Muttaburrasaurus, and Sauropelta.

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Iguanodon

This dinosaur got its name, "iguana tooth," because its tooth looked like those of an iguana. It was a large ornithopod and walked on its stocky back legs. Discover if it was a plant or meat eater.


Early Cretaceous Period

Early Cretaceous Period

The Early Cretaceous Period was a time in which the Earth was undergoing a process of change. Learn about the Early Cretaceous Period. See more »

Acrocanthosaurus

 Acrocanthosaurus

Acrocanthosaurus was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Acrocanthosaurus, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Baryonyx

 Baryonyx

Baryonyx was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Baryonyx, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Carnotaurus

 Carnotaurus

Carnotaurus was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Carnotaurus, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Deinonychus

 Deinonychus

Deinonychus was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Deinonychus, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Hypsiolphodon

 Hypsiolphodon

Hypsiolphodon was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Hypsiolphodon, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Iguanodon

 Iguanodon

Iguanodon was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Iguanodon, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Ouranosaurus

 Ouranosaurus

Ouranosaurus was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Ouranosaurus, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Psittacosaurus

 Psittacosaurus

Psittacosaurus was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Psittacosaurus, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »

Sauropelta

 Sauropelta

Sauropelta was a sauropod of spectacular proportions. Learn more about the Sauropelta, Early Cretaceous dinosaurs, and dinosaurs of all eras. See more »