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Dinosaur Discoveries: Sanajeh and Snakes | Dinosaur Train

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Dr. Scott the Paleontologist discusses the sanajeh--an 11-foot snake that lived during the Cretaceous period--and other big snakes that lived during the age of dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Train | Ceratopsians

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Dr. Scott the paleontologist discusses the characteristics of ceratopsian dinosaurs -- plant-eating dinosaurs who shared features such as horns, a frill on the back of their head, and a turtle-like beak.

Dinosaur Train | A Long Journey

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, a turtle and a ptilodus -- a small mammal -- ride a natural raft made of logs to the shores of Pteranodon Terrace after an earthquake. Then, Tommy Ptilodus tells Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don the story of how they traveled across the ocean on a raft.

Dinosaur Train | Lesothosaurus

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Dr. Scott the paleontologist discusses camouflage and how many animals, including the Lesothosaurus, use it to hide from their predators. This resource teaches students that camouflage allows animals to blend in with their surroundings as a form of self-protection.

Dinosaur Train | Footprints

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Dr. Scott the Paleontologist discusses fossilized dinosaur footprints. These fossils have been found on every continent and show that dinosaurs stood upright with their feet close together and held their tails up as they walked.

Dinosaur Discoveries: Archaeopteryx

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Dr. Scott the paleontologist discusses the Archaeopteryx: one of the first ever birds. This resource teaches students that birds evolved from dinosaurs, and that the Archaeopteryx had features of both dinosaurs and birds.

Dinosaur Train | Spooky Scavenger Hunt

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Mr. Conductor explains what it is like to be nocturnal to the Pteranodon family and their friend Ned. This resource teaches students that nocturnal animals must use all of their senses to live at night.

Dinosaur Train | Fast Dinosaurs

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This Dinosaur Train clip features the Ornithomimus, one of the fastest dinosaurs ever. This clip shows their ability to run at great speeds.

Dinosaur Train | Lesothosaurus Camouflage

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Buddy and Tiny learn about camouflage and how their friend Leslie the Lesothosaurus -- whose skin blends in with rocks -- uses it to hide.

Dinosaur Train | Food for Thought

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, the kids meet a theropod named Mr. Chung, and they learn the benefits of trying new and different types of food.

Dinosaur Train | Just Part of the Kentrosaurus Package

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, the kids meet Kenny the Kentrosaurus, a dinosaur with both plates and spikes on his body.

Dinosaur Train | One Small Dinosaur

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In this Dinosaur Train episode, Mrs. Pteranodon, Buddy, and Tiny visit Mikey Microraptor -- one of the smallest ever dinosaur species -- and his mom. Tiny is annoyed that Mikey is smaller than she is and isn't very nice to him, while Mikey looks up to her.

Dinosaur Discoveries–Troodons

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Dr. Scott the Paleontologist discusses Troodons, dinosaurs that lived either in the far north or the far south. He explains that scientists theorize that Northern Troodons had extra feathers to keep themselves warm.

Fake Fossils

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In this video, explore fossils: remnants of plants and animals preserved in stone.

Dinosaur Train | Armored Like an Ankylosaurus

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In this Dinosaur Train episode, Mr. Pteranodon and the kids go to a Dinoball game to see Mr. Pteranodon's hero, Hank Ankylosaurus. Afterward, they get to play with Hank. They learn that Ankylosaurs are covered with armored plates for protection from predators, and have club tails for defense.

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