Top Ten Dinosaur Facts

1Technically, birds are dinosaurs

2Pterosaurs, Mosasaurs, Plesiosaurs and Ichthyosaurs are not dinosaurs

3Dinosaurs were more akin to being warm blooded

4Many dinosaurs had feathers or plumages

5Dinosaurs were classified in two orders, Saurischians and Ornithischians

6The earliest sightings of dinosaur remains date back to about 2,000 years ago

7The term "Dinosaur" was coined in 1842

8Dinosaurs didn't have a long lifespan

9Dinosaurs cannot roar

10Dinosaurs ruled the Earth longer than any animal, past or present

11Dinosaurs were not stupid

12Dinosaur were not "terrible lizards"