Do you know your dinosaurs?

September 14, 2012
Have you been on a Dino Trail lately?

A wooden statue in a park
Why not take a stroll through the Dino Trail at Drayton Manor as see how many Dinosaurs you recognise…

Pachycephalosaurus

A large elephant standing next to a horse
Size: 5.5m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 70 to 65 million years ago
Fossil locations: North America
Diet: Omnivore

Nothosaurus

A plant in a forest
Size: 3m long
Date Triassic – 240 to 210 million years ago
Fossil locations: North America, Europe and China

Elasmosaurus

Dinosaur and Roo
Size: 9m
Date: Late cretaceous – 70 to 65 million years ago
Fossil locations: USA
Diet: Piscivore

Tylosaurus

A dinosaur in front of a building
Size: 15m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 85 to 80 million years ago
Fossil locations: USA
Diet: Piscivore and carnivore

Dimetrodon

An animal lying on the ground
Size: 3.2m long
Date: Early Permian
Fossil location: Germany and USA

Placodus

An animal sitting on a rock
Size: 2-3m long
Date: Early to middle triassic
Fossil locations: Germany
Diet: Fish and Molluscs

Tanystropheus

A group of fish in the dirt
Size: 5.5-6.5m long
Date: Middle Jurassic – 245 to 228 million years ago
Fossil locations: Europe and Middle East
Diet: Primarily fed on fish

Protoceratops

A small brown animal
Size: 2m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 83 to 70 million years ago
Fossil locations: Mongolia and China
Diet: Herbivore

Stegosaurus

A close up of a dinosaur
Size: 9m long
Date: Late Jurassic – 150 to 145 million years ago
Fossil locations: USA and Portugal
Diet: Herbivore

Styracosaurus

A dinosaur on top of a dirt field
Size: 5.5m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 76.5 to 75 million years ago
Fossil locations: North America

Euoplocephalus

A close up of an animal
Size: 7m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 85 to 65 million years ago
Fossil locations: North America
Diet: Herbivore

Ornithomimus

A horse is standing in the dirt
Size: 3m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 76 to  65 million years ago
Fossil locations: USA, Canada and Mongolia
Diet: Omnivore

Tyrannosaurus

A elephant that is standing on a lush green field
Size: 12m long
Date: Late cretaceous – 68 to 65 million years ago
Fossil locations: North America
Diet: Carnivore

So how well did you do?

Price

Currently, online prices are £20 for adults, £12 for children (4-11yrs) & over 60’s and free for under 4s. 

Ticket Availability

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.draytonmanor.co.uk or by calling 0844 472 1960.


More Info

Drayton Manor Theme Park is also on Twitter and Facebook for regular updates and news. 


Boo xxx
Disclosure Policy: I was treated to a special 4D showing of the Blue Mountain Mystery, a lovely goody bag and entry to Drayton Manor/Thomasland in exchange for a review of the film and our day.

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