Dinosaurs Connections

Aftermath of Extinction

What was a common characteristic of the surviving land animals?

The land animals that survived were all small in stature, such as mammals, frogs, and snakes. The larger animals, such as the dinosaurs, did not survive this extinction. In fact, some scientists estimate that no animal heavier than 55 pounds (25 kilograms) survived on land.


This is a web preview of the "The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App