Top Ten Best Dinosaurs

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The Top Ten

1 Tyrannosaurus Rex Tyrannosaurus Rex Tyrannosaurus, meaning "tyrant lizard", from the Ancient Greek tyrannos, "tyrant", and sauros, "lizard" is a genus of coelurosaurian theropod dinosaur. It also had a tremendous bite force, the strongest of any Dinosaur and living terrestrial animal. Its bite force reached up to 12,800 pounds (roughly ...read more.

Why is that stick-nose overrated bastard number one? Tyrannosaurus is not only stronger than it, he is also hunter while Spinosaurus eats fish. A lot of scientists now agree with the fact that T-Rex was a hunter. Come on people, get T-Rex back at number one!

It was the king of the jungle 65 million years ago

My favorite. Should be 1. After all he is King Of The TYRANT LIZARDS

I believe with all the facts of science that the Tyrannosaurus Rex is what most people think of when someone says ultimate predator. The Tyrannosaurus has all the reasons for it to be a predator. First, the size infers that it is a hunter. Why would it need its huge size to be a scavenger? To scare off other scavengers? I think not. Why? Because it is the only meat eater this big to be able to fight the prey that is living in the same region. Why would Triceratops need its horns? Why did Ankylosaurus need its tail club? Because another mystery super predator that hasn't been discovered yet might be there? Probably not. Why? Because first, a Tyrannosaur's jaws aren't designed that way. Also, there is evidence of a Tyrannosaurus hunting a Triceratops. All of that determines the Rex the staple of the dinosaurs, and the best, in my opinion. Happy Reading!

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2 Spinosaurus Spinosaurus Spinosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived in what now is North Africa, during the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Cretaceous period, about 112 to 97 million years ago.

Reasons why this is better than t-Rex:
1.it has bigger hands while the t-rex has super small hands.
2.it can swim and eat fish but t-Rex would drown because it has such small hands
3.its also bigger and can beat it in a fight or 2

My favorite dino!

Spinosaurus is actually bigger and more dangerous than the T-rex. Even Jurassic park thinks so (in the movie) - ZombieRush

The funny thing about this list is that almost all of the people who vote tyrannosaurus rex are uneducated about it. Tyrannosaurus Rex has extremely stubby arms, unlike the fairly long ones of the spinosaurus. An even more interesting fact about the spinosaurus is that if its bones weren't destroyed in a museum during a ww2 bombing, it would be the most popular.

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3 Velociraptor Velociraptor Velociraptor is a genus of dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 75 to 71 million years ago during the later part of the Cretaceous Period.

Velociraptor is so much smaller than in this picture, like three times as small! It's also got a feather coating, like a bird that can't fly and has strong legs. The only thing Jurassic World got right about it is it's FAST, smart and is a hunter - ZombieRush

It's famous for the wrong reasons - darthvadern

It's the wrong one

They got the wrong picture.

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4 Triceratops Triceratops Triceratops is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsid dinosaur that first appeared during the late Maastrichtian stage of the late Cretaceous period, about 68 million years ago in what is now North America.

These guys are awesome

Friendly and dangerous

Triceratops look very similar to Rhinoceroses.

This dinosaur is more amazing than you think it should be number 1 fun fact the horns on its head,2 of them are actually bone

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5 Stegosaurus Stegosaurus Stegosaurus is a type of armored dinosaur. Their fossil bones have been found in rocks dated to the Late Jurassic period, between 155 and 150 million years ago, in the western United States and Portugal.

Big Boi Dino

One of my favourites - darthvadern

AWESOME!

It's pentagonal plates are unique and beautiful!

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6 Parasaurolophus Parasaurolophus Parasaurolophus is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur that lived in what is now North America during the Late Cretaceous Period, about 76.5–74.5 million years ago.

I love him very very..

Has always been my favourite dinosaur. Good job Parasaurolophus!

Just a cool dino! - deepdishdino

I loved its horn and that's how it became my favorite. I loved their noises too. They also look cool.

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7 Ankylosaurus Ankylosaurus Ankylosaurus is a genus of armored dinosaur. Fossils of Ankylosaurus have been found in geological formations dating to the very end of the Cretaceous Period, between about 68–66 million years ago, in western North America, making it among the last of the non-avian dinosaurs.

Ankylosaurus is a living tank. With armour plates harder than bone, the only way it could be killed is if it was struck on the leg and rolled over so it's underbelly is showing (it's only weak spot). Plus it's got a tail that could literally break a T-Rex's leg, by far the most balanced defensive and offensive dinosaur EVER! Super cool and dope - ZombieRush

If an Ankylosaurus was alive in modern times, I would get one to kill my brother.

The Ankylosaurus is the mullet of dinosaurs. It's cute and cuddly in the front but a mean, wrecking ball-swinging machine in the back.

underrated

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8 Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in North America during the Late Jurassic, about 154–153 million years ago.

If I would have a pet dinosaur this is it. Yes we know you would rather have Raptor or Triceratops but I'm going Brachio cause I can ride on his neck and will get an awesome view

They are so beautiful and majestic.

Yay

Won't harm you

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9 Carcharodontosaurus Carcharodontosaurus Carcharodontosaurus is a genus of carnivorous carcharodontosaurid dinosaurs that existed between 100 and 94 million years ago, during the Cenomanian stages of the mid-Cretaceous Period.

Everyone who says this dino is a fake T. rex is jealous

Best dinosaur ever! Do not try to let me think otherwise, it won't work

I have know idea what it is but I love it and I know dino

Wow! Killer =dead meat

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10 Allosaurus Allosaurus Allosaurus is a genus of large theropod dinosaur that lived 155 to 150 million years ago during the late Jurassic period.

Basically the T-Rex of the jurassic period, just smaller - darthvadern

This picture to me was the coolest and amazed me the most.

Thank you, Allosaurus. Very cool!

Hmm... Still it's alright. - X_the_Unown

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The Contenders

11 Giganotosaurus Giganotosaurus Giganotosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived in what is now Argentina, during the early Cenomanian age of the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 99.6 to 97 million years ago.

This dude is bigger than the T-Rex - darthvadern

Yes

Amazing

It is cool, ferocious, big! How can you not like him?!

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12 Utahraptor Utahraptor Utahraptor is a genus of theropod dinosaurs. It contains a single species, Utahraptor ostrommaysorum, which is the largest known member of the family Dromaeosauridae.

My personal favorite. - Cyri

It's better than you

He is swift and adgile and is the perfect killer.

Most like Jurassic world raptors more than deinonychus because it’s the same speed and height as Jurassic world velociraptors

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13 Corythosaurus Corythosaurus

These are so cool, but I still can't pronounce their names

I've loved this dinosaur ever since my friend read it wrong and called the cory thor rus saurus - Obesity

Corr - ith- o - sorr - us.that is how you pronounce it. - Slytherin

How cute!

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14 Carnotaurus Carnotaurus Carnotaurus, meaning "Meat eating Bull" in Ancient Greek, is a genus of abelisauridae theropod dinosaur that lived in what is now South America about 70 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous period.

I like toast and I watch the gaming beaver

The Gaming Beaver And Toast Are Still On Youtube

This dinosaur is cool I love its horns his name is toast it may have small arms but that's ok

LOL I remember Toast from Gaming Beaver. Except he was more of a tan colour ---NQ

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15 Troodon Troodon Troodon is a dubious genus of relatively small, bird-like dinosaurs known definitively from the Campanian age of the Cretaceous period. It includes at least one species, Troodon formosus, known from Montana.

THEY DO NOT EAT ANY THING BIG OR ANY HUMANS! THEY ARE NOT REALLY DANGEROUS, BUT DO NOT LET IT MUNCH ON YOUR PUPPY!

Huh... It's like the Wagtail of dino world. And please don't tell me you lot don't like Wagtails! Troodons are the Wagtails of the dino world! - X_the_Unown

THE BEST DINOSAUR EVER!
Troodon is beautiful... :

Troodon is no longer really a valid species. The many species placed under the troodon umbrella are now their own. Examples include latenivenatrix, albertavenator, etc.

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16 Dilophosaurus Dilophosaurus Dilophosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur. It contains a single known species, Dilophosaurus wetherilli, known from fossil remains found in the Kayenta formation of Arizona.

A beautiful but deadly addition to this list. - AccidentProne

It hunted in night

Dilophosaurus is just awesome swift hunters and fairly large

Awesome dinosaur, even if it doesn't have a frill or poison.

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17 Monolophosaurus

This is one of the most lit things ever on Earth. It looks kind of like a raptor.

It ate almost anything. It was super strong and super fast.

Mind set of a physco, Speed and body of a raptor, and epic teeth like a T-rex, this deserves more love. - DerpaHerpaMerpa

An underrated awesome dinosaur. - SharkLover12

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18 Pterodactyl Pterodactyl

Pterodactyls are actually flying reptiles, not dinosaurs. No dinosaurs could fly.

It's classified as a dinosaur bit part of the bird family in a prehistoric way.

It has gone from 29 to 20

Pterodactyl is NOT a dinosaur!

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19 Charonosaurus

Amazing out-outstanding

He is very bold and very attractive

Very bad dinosaur not a dinosaur

That thing on his head is amazing

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20 Lambeosaurus Lambeosaurus
21 Deinonychus Deinonychus

Epic

Looks dope

Barely any people know jurassic park or world velociraptors are basically deinonychus. Velociraptor was tiny

I own one of these in my D&D campaign! - KeyboardHero

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22 Oviraptor Oviraptor Oviraptor is a genus of small Mongolian theropod dinosaurs, first discovered by technician George Olsen in an expedition led by Roy Chapman Andrews, and first described by Henry Fairfield Osborn, in 1924. Its name is Latin for 'egg taker' or "egg seizer", referring to the fact that the first fossil ...read more.

This LOW I will kill you if you do not move him up! '

Babies are cute but adults would shriek at you so you would be irritated.

It is cute. One of the cutest dinosaurs I've ever seen.

Also one of the most dangerous raptors

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23 Sarcosuchus

Heck yeah! Biggest known Crocodile to have walked our world. This used to be my favorite! - DerpaHerpaMerpa

I love crocodiles but this guy is 3 times the size he should be in the top 10 AT LEAST

so come on people VOTE FOR THIS GUY!

Go go sarco

24 Cryolophosaurus
25 Brontosaurus / Apatosaurus

Brontosaurus was in everything. He was the most badass dinosaur - Bertie11

The Land Before Time- Littlefoot

I liked these dinos but recently in 2015, brontosaurus was now officially made valid again thanks to an extensive research in April 2015 after the people who did the research found differences between it and apatosaurus in the original bones. But despite the reseach and the differences found in the bones which is the neck, shoulder blade and of course the ankles, some people doesn't agree with the research and still decided to keep brontosaurus as a synonym of apatosaurus.

These guys were cool, but it's just Apatosaurus, because the bones of "brontosaurus" were proven to be the bones of Apatosaurus, which had been named and discovered first.

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26 Dakotaraptor Dakotaraptor Dakotaraptor is a genus of large carnivorous theropod dromaeosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of North America.

I Like It Because Of Saurian

It's A GRIFFIN

Looks like a hawk. Dinosaur variant of a hawk?

I like Utahraptor and Deinonychus too, but Dakotaraptor appeals just a bit more to me. Bigger than Deinonychus, but with a more agile build than Utahraptor. Plus, it's from Hell Creek, meaning it rubbed shoulders with such dinocelebrities as Ankylosaurus, Triceratops, and T-rex! (By the way, Velociraptor is overhyped-only about the size of a coyote)

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27 Therizinosaurus Therizinosaurus

This dino deserves so much more love honestly in my opinion its ADORABLE and TOUGH at the same time look at those claws! its one of my favorites

Well duh. They are my favorite dinosaur! Those huge claws weren't used for nothing, they were used to cut plants for food, and also to kill others. They weren't carnivores, but they were just as vicious. - DerpaHerpaMerpa

This is my favorite dinosaur. I don't care if it isn't a carnivore, this thing is awesome! It's armed with claws that can easily rip other dinosaurs open, and it is much bigger than your fan favorite Tyrannosaurus rex. So yeah, that's why I love this thing.

The Therizinosaurus's amazing claws and bone structure are enough to move this guy up on the list!

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28 Hypacrosaurus Hypacrosaurus

Really cool

29 Diplodocus Diplodocus Diplodocus is a genus of diplodocid sauropod dinosaurs whose fossils were first discovered in 1877 by S. W. Williston.

When I was a young boy I mentioned this dinosaur to my friends grandfather, who told me I had mispronounced its name. I proved him wrong and felt proud of myself. That incident, long ago, has endeared me to the creature.

This dinosaur reminds me of Little Foot from The Land before Time franchise.

This is the coolest thing I have ever saw in my life

Became a fan of this dinosaur because of Walking with Dinosaurs. - DinoLover4242

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30 Pachycephalosaurus Pachycephalosaurus

Favorite is tough and cute

Great dino, should be in too ten.

They couldn't bang their skulls together, because they had nothing to release the pressure, so that myth is busted.

Anything that would release the pressure would be decayed over time it probably had a spongy like tissue around its brain to protect it from hard blows much like a woodpecker has this tissue to prevent injury from pecking wood. Also why else would they have such a thick skull? - Katekat123

Should be in top 10 from there heads and shear strength

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31 Seismosaurus

it is big

32 Tarbosaurus Tarbosaurus Tarbosaurus is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that flourished in Asia about 70 million years ago, at the end of the Late Cretaceous Period.

I like this because when I saw spekales the tarbosaurus

A cousin of the well known tyrannosaurus rex.

2nd best tyrannosaur after Tyrannosaurus Rex

Tarbosaurus was the king of Asia

33 Liopleurodon Liopleurodon Liopleurodon is a genus of large, carnivorous marine reptile belonging to the Pliosauroidea, a clade of short-necked plesiosaurs. The two species of Liopleurodon lived during the Callovian stage of the Middle Jurassic Period.

My favourite

Even though this looked cool, this reptile is NOT a dinosaur, dinosaurs never ruled the seas. - DinoLover4242

Largest sea monster ever!

Water big monster is big teeth, green body and dangerous dinosaur's and very speed fighter

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34 Sigilmassasaurus
35 Baryonyx Baryonyx Baryonyx is a genus of theropod dinosaur which lived in the Barremian stage of the early Cretaceous Period, about 130–125 million years ago.

Its awesome

Doesn't this thing eat fish, like the Spinosaurus?

Best dino ever

The baryonyx is a cousin of the well known spinosaurus. But the bad news is spinosaurus is getting more and more overrated. Soon it will probably be more overrated than the tyranosarus rex.

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36 Suchomimus Suchomimus Suchomimus is a genus of large theropod dinosaur with a crocodile-like skull that lived between 125–112 million years ago, during the Aptian to early Albian stage of the Cretaceous period in Niger, Africa.

ITS COOL

Holy hell. Heres my main favorite dino! They are so badass, I actually feel as of they could kill a Indoraptor. - DerpaHerpaMerpa

The formidable suchomimus would be a great opponent to the "mighty" tyrannosaurus. It likes to hunt like a crocodile hence it's name, "crocodile mimic". I love this dinosaur, It should be on number one...KING SUCHOMIMUS!

My favorite Dino. Look at it. Nothing will make me change my mind suchomimus u beautiful beast

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37 Plesiosaurs Plesiosaurs

There is a group of these things thriving in Loch Ness.

This creature lived life similarly to the whales of today. Such a unique animal.

NOT A DINOSAUR. - Raccoon234

This is not a dinosaur, since dinosaurs never ruled the seas, even though Plesiosaurs were cool looking just like dinosaurs. - DinoLover4242

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38 Irritator Irritator

Yes best name EVER

Better than spinosoaras

Just wow #mylittlebro

BEST NAME EVER

39 Mapusaurus Mapusaurus Mapusaurus was a giant carnosaurian dinosaur from the early Late Cretaceous of what is now Argentina and possibly Chile.

OH GOD THE SIZE OF HIS HEAD!
IT'S BIGGER THAN MY SELF ESTEEM!

It looks like a crocodile has a kid with a dino

Works very well in packs

It's a shark not a dino

40 Saurophaganax

Large dinosaur, the top dominator of the Allosaurus and Torosaurus time and place

Because you s battles sauraphaganax beats giganotasaura

41 Argentinosaurus Argentinosaurus Argentinosaurus is a genus of titanosaur sauropod dinosaur first discovered by Guillermo Heredia in Argentina. The generic name refers to the country in which it was discovered.

Named after the country itself.

They could cause an earthquake with their weights

The biggest Dinosaur ever it's a vegetarian and its neck was very long and it is bigger than blue whales! Today blue whale is the biggest animals ever but many years ago argentinosaurus was the biggest animal ever

This dinosaur weighed 200,000 thousand pounds it was one fat dinosaur but, it's still my favourite dino9 of all time.

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42 Megalodon Megalodon The megalodon is an extinct species of shark which was about 59 feet (18 meters) long and hunted in the seas until about 1.5 million years ago. It was similar to today's great white shark-but three times longer and 20 times heavier. ...read more.

Not a dinosaur... - Yoshiandaglover

Best ever give my life for

GUyS iTs NoT a DiNoSaUr. If a ship got hit with a nuke, you guys would be the ones that say "we are sinking".

Megalodon is not a dinosaur it's a shark...

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43 Gigantoraptor

My least favorite dinosaur of all time. It doesn't feel like a dinosaur and nothing truly stands out about it to me.

This dinosaur could scare any member of the tyrannosaur family as this dinosaur would poke its beak and shriek loudly as if a car skid sound would sound is it happened in your ear

Giganotoraptor is bigger than Utahraptor Its Like. a Theriznosaurus

Giganotoraptor wasn't actully a raptor

44 Archeopteryx Archeopteryx

It's my love.; My favorite dinosaur.

Archaeopteryx are related to aves, there fore my favourite dinosaur is the archaeopteryx next to all the bird like dinosaurs and the Utah raptor

dope

45 Pteranodon Pteranodon Pteranodon lived during the late Cretaceous geological period of North America in present-day Kansas, Alabama, Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota.

Also not a dinosaur. - Raccoon234

These things are so cool! They can scream as well. - Userguy44

WE NEED FLIGHT

You know petrandon, it is a pterosaur, not a dinosaur.

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46 Styracosaurus Styracosaurus Styracosaurus was a genus of herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaur from the Cretaceous Period, about 75.5 to 75 million years ago.

Eema from the 2000 movie Dinosaur!

This dino is so cool! it's like a triceritops but better

It's an Angel!

It is so op no words it is just AWESOME
By the way is you didn't know here is some info
Late Cretaceous ceratopsian name means
Spiked lizard

47 Microrapter

It is a small creature

Small.Gliding. Carnovore

48 Iguanodon Iguanodon Iguanodon is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur that existed roughly halfway between the first of the swift bipedal hypsilophodontids of the mid-Jurassic and the duck-billed dinosaurs of the late Cretaceous.

These guys are awesome and underrated. They need more recognition.

I had superior fighting methods. These methods are largely overlooked.

Hate yopu you took off my post I amk going to sew you

Igadon is goat. if u don't like him then say it to my face,

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49 Microraptor Microraptor

A gliding dinosaur like this makes pterodactyls look like nothing!

Why is this two times on this list?

Its not a raptor it's a bird lol

This cute but cool dinosaur evolved into corvids.

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50 Gigantosaurus

Guys it is not giganotosaurus this is actually gigantosaurus a large saurapod

This dinosaur is already on the list

We saw him in top ten

Some would say the T-Rex is, despite being smaller, stronger then this giant beast but no, it is in fact stronger and bigger then the T-Rex, on a list (and when I say this I mean accurate list, not some fake one made my fans) the top 3 would be 1. The Titanosaur despite being a herbivore it's actually one of the strongest and biggest dinosaur in history 2. Is the dreaded Gigantosaurus, it is confused to be weaker then the Rex but is infact much stronger, on a 1v1 fight the Giga is a sure fire winner 3. The T-Rex often confused with being stronger then the Giga (number 2) sure it's strong but there's some Dino's even this bad boy can't take on 4. would be the Spino, it is just as ferocious as the Rex but Isn't as powerful despite getting off topic I'm not sure what number 5 is, I know the Allosaurus is strong but the Thylacoleo is stronger and isn't in the top 5 now anyone who went to 8th grade would know the Giga is stronger then the Rex

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