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Jurassic period

  1. 1. What Was The JurassicPeriod?By: Rebecca
  2. 2. What is the Jurassic period? Cretaceous period came up next after theJurassic.
  3. 3. Meet the Archaeopteryx The Archaeopteryx is the earliest known bird considered to be a possible link between reptiles and birds. Paleontologists are debating if this bird could fly or have merely glided from tree to tree. It ate mammals, lizards, insects, and fish. Its size was 14 inches long. It lived in Germany 150 million years ago. It ran, leaped, glided, and flapped. In any event it actually seems, that it was not a strong flier.
  4. 4. ArchaeopteryxBy: NobuTamura
  5. 5. Outside look of the bodyhttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinos/Archaeopteryx.shtmlThese are characteristics of today’s birds that the Archaeopteryx had.
  6. 6. The Archaeopteryx skeletonhttp://www.factmonster.com/dk/science/dinosaurs/the-bird-connection.html This is the Archaeopteryx skeleton.
  7. 7. Meet the Dilophosaurus It was speedy and slender. It walked on two muscular legs. The Dilophosaurus lived in the early Jurassic period. It lived in Arizona ( in USA). It was a carnivore. The Dilophosaurus was 20ft long. It lived in deserts.
  8. 8. DilophosaurusBy: Wikipek
  9. 9. Meet the Brachiosaurus It is one of the biggest land animals found. The name means arm lizard. It lived in the late Jurassic. The Brachiosaurus lived in Colorado and Tanzania. It is 82ft long and 52 feet high. It was a herbivore. The front feet had a claw on the first toe and the hind limbs had claws on the first three toes.
  10. 10. BrachiosaurusBy: Matt Martyniuk
  11. 11. Meet the Stegosaurus Stegosaurus means armored roofed lizard. Its fore limbs had five toes and its hind limbs had three toes. It lived in the late Jurassic period. The Stegosaurus lived in Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado. It was a herbivore. It was 25ft long. Paleontologists believe that the plates on a Stegosaurus control the body temperature or used for display.
  12. 12. StegosaurusBy: Nobu Tamura
  13. 13. The Jurassic has ended Sadly, the Jurassic ended because of the extinction of dinosaurs. Bye-bye Jurassic and hello Cretaceous.
  14. 14. Credits 1:http://www.prehistory.com/timeline/jurassic.htm 2: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Where_did_archaeopteryx_habit at 3: http://www.dinosaur-facts.com/timelines/jurassic-period/4.http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Dinosaurs%2B%2526%2BOther%2BExtinct%2BAnimals&locID=fl_claycntypub&topic=Animals&ste=3 5: http://www.sweetsearch.com/ 6: http://www.wikipedia.org/
  15. 15. Continuing website credits 7: http://www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com/cretaceous_period.html 8: http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/aviandinosaurs3/p/archaeopteryx.htm 9:http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/10/091009090436.htm 10:http://www.factmonster.com/dk/science/dinosaurs/the-bird- connection.html 11:http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Archaeopteryx 12:http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinos/Arc haeopteryx.shtml
  16. 16. Image credits• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dilophosaurus_weth erilli_2.jpg• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Brachiosaurus_scale .png• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stegosaurus_B W.jpg
  17. 17. Thank you!Bye!

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