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Where did dinosaurs live?

Dinosaurs lived on all of the continents. At the beginning of the age of dinosaurs (during the Triassic Period, about 230 million years ago), the continents were arranged together as a single supercontinent called Pangea. During the 165 million years of dinosaur existence this supercontinent slowly broke apart. Its pieces then spread across the globe into a nearly modern arrangement by a process called plate tectonics.

Drawing showing relative
positions of the continents during the age of dinosaurs

Tags: Paleontology, Global Change, Dinosaurs