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31) What is the nickname of the most complete T-rex specimen ever discovered?

The most intact T-Rex fossil, nicknamed "Sue" after the woman who found it, was discovered in South Dakota in 1990 and is 90% intact.

32) At the beginning of the Triassic period, how many continents were there?

At the beginning of the Triassic period, the continents were joined together in one giant landmass called Pangaea which began to break apart in the mid-Triassic, forming Gondwana (South America, Africa, India, Antarctica, and Australia) in the south and Laurasia (North America and Eurasia) in the north.

33) Which extinction event wiped out the dinosaurs?

The Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event, formerly known as the Cretaceous-Tertiary (or K-T) extinction event, is the most well-known because it wiped out the dinosaurs.

34) Which continents have dinosaur fossils been found on?

35) What is the official state dinosaur of Colorado?

Stegosaurus was designated the official state dinosaur of Colorado in 1982. The very first stegosaurus fossil was found in Colorado in 1876.

36) Which of the following traits link birds to theropod dinosaurs?

Among the features linking theropod dinosaurs to birds are a furcula (wishbone), air-filled bones, brooding of the eggs, and (in coelurosaurs, at least) feathers.

37) How are the two groups of dinosaurs differentiated?

Dinosaurs are divided into two groups by the structure of their hip bones: the Ornithischia, or "bird-hipped" dinosaurs, and the Saurischia, or "lizard-hipped" dinosaurs. The division between the two groups was made by H.G. Seeley in 1888.

38) What was the first non-carnivorous theropod fossil to be discovered?

The first confirmed non-carnivorous fossil theropods found were the therizinosaurs, originally known as segnosaurs. First thought to be prosauropods, these enigmatic dinosaurs were later proven to be highly specialized, herbivorous theropods.

39) Where were the oldest dinosaur fossils in Canada found?

The oldest dinosaur remains in Canada were embedded in sediments along the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia's Minas Basin and are approximately 200 million years old.

40) Who discovered the first fossilized dinosaur eggs?

In 1859, the first scientifically documented dinosaur egg fossils were discovered in France by Jean-Jacques Poech, although they were mistaken for giant bird eggs.