Are rhinos as old as dinosaurs?
And then onto who is older; the rhino or the elephant? Well first off, neither are related to the dinosaurs and both appeared after the dinosaurs had gone extinct 65 million years ago. Elephant and rhino are both mammals whereas dinosaurs were reptiles.
Is the rhino a dinosaur?
No, a rhino is not a type of dinosaur. A rhino, short for rhinoceros, is a horned mammal. Dinosaurs, on the other hand, are a group of reptiles…
What is the rhino looking dinosaur?
Meet Triceratops’ cousin: The amazing dinosaur with 15 horns that looked like a ‘giant rhino with a supersized head’ A bizarre dinosaur with a ‘crown of horns’ was described by scientists today. Kosmoceratops richardsoni was a cousin of the famous Triceratops, but instead of just three horns it had 15.
Is a chicken a dinosaur?
So, are chickens dinosaurs? No – the birds are a distinct group of animals, but they did descend from the dinosaurs, and it’s not too much of a twist of facts to call them modern dinosaurs.