Sunday, February 24, 2013

Fact of the Day: American Dinosaur

While the famous T-Rex is known across the world, fossils of the mighty dinosaur have only been found in North America. Mostly in the western parts of the United States and Canada. 

15 comments:

Sam Wise said...

It's a particularity of all dinosaurs: some lived only on some parts of the world which was not exactly like now!

Pilar Domínguez said...

It is said that there were not horses either when Columbus arrived in America. You have different kind of animals in your continent. Kisses:)

Anonymous said...

hola adamm

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

I have a T-Rex in my car ! It's a stearing lock !!!!!

MEcoy said...

well he was i guess the most famous dinosaur ever

Sharon said...

I don't like dinosaurs because they scare me, haha

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I didn't know that. That is interesting.

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that, many must have been elsewhere scared of such a huge rat.

Emmylou said...

The TRex is awesome!!!!

betty said...

I didn't know that fact; I just assumed they were all over the world. Very interesting!! And great trivia I can share with hubby!

have a good day!

betty

Adam said...

ironically horses evolved in North America (up near Alaska if I'm not mistaken), but all the descendants went to the other parts of the world and any left died out.

One of the first debunks of the bible came from the fact that Columbus never found horses here. According to scripture, animals were suppose to be spread out all across the world. But then a man questioned why Native Americans would bring rattlesnakes but not horses?

Unknown said...

the king of lizards , T-Rex always my favorite dinosaur

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

An all american dinosaur!!
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I always love info about animals!

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DEZMOND said...

ah, so even the ancient inhabitants of the North America were as aggressive as the today's ones are :)