Dinosaurs Inside and Out

Dinosaur Size

What was the purpose of the different sizes and shapes of dinosaurs?

Similar to today’s animals, the different sizes and shapes were the result of adaptations to the dinosaurs’ surrounding environments. In particular, the dinosaurs were probably typical of most animals: they needed to adapt to the prevailing conditions and changing food supplies in order to survive. Many times, these adaptations took the form of certain sizes and shapes, and probably even colors.


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