Kronosaurus

Name: Kronosaurus
How to Say: Kron-o-sawr-es
Name Meaning: Lizard of Kronos, named after a Greek Titan
First Discovered: 1899
Size: 34 Feet Long
Weight: 24,000 lbs, the equivalent of 480 2nd Graders
How Old: 100 Million Years Ago in the Cretaceous Period
Habitat: Found in Australia and Colombia
Diet: Carnivore, would eat fish and other sea life

4 Quick Facts about the Kronosaurus

  1. The Kronosaurus lived in the ocean and would move around using four flippers.
  2. The Kronosaurus had a muscular body and was able to swim very fast.
  3. The Kronosaurus likely laid eggs on a beach similar to modern sea turtles.
  4. The Kronosaurus would breath air similar to a dolphin.

Take My Kronosaurus Quiz

True or False: The Kronosaurus is considered an extinct marine reptile and not a dinosaur.
(Hover over your answer and I will let you know if you are right or wrong)

My Kronosaurus Coloring Page

(Click on Coloring Page to get a full size page to print)