The Dino Directory
Discover facts, figures and images for more than 300 dinosaurs.
From slow, plant-eating giants to fierce scavengers and hunters, dinosaurs once dominated the land. Search our alphabetical list, or explore dinosaurs by when and where they lived or what type they are.
Uncover what dinosaurs have been found in your country and how big they were. Learn the meaning of dinosaur names and how to say them. Browse your favourite dinosaurs or start with our top five.
Top 5 dinosaurs
Museum dinosaur researcher Prof Paul Barrett has examined the evidence for how five of the most popular dinosaurs lived.
Triceratops was a plant-eater with specialised teeth for cutting and slicing and a huge stomach for digesting tough plant matter. It would have used its horns for defending itself from predators like Tyrannosaurus.