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There are a lot of types of dinosaurs, they are categorised depending on various characteristics.
There were two main types of dinosaurs SAURISCHIAN and ORNITHISCHIAN dinosaurs which are characterised by their hip shapes - reptile or bird hipped. These two groups are then split into smaller groups.
- SAURISCHIAN ‘reptile-hipped’
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