What did dinosaurs eat?

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Just like you and me, dinosaurs got hungry! But dinosaurs couldn’t just pop open a bag of candy when they wanted to eat. They had to find food on their own.

Some dinosaurs ate lizards and turtles. Some dinosaurs ate eggs. Some dinosaurs ate other dinosaurs, and some even ate animals that were already dead! (Gross!)

There were also dinosaurs who were happy to just eat plants. From fossils, we know that there were a whole bunch of plants when dinosaurs were around, including some stuff we still see today like evergreen trees, ferns, and moss.

Dinosaurs even had plants with fruit on them! Imagine going apple picking with dinosaurs. That could sure make it easier to reach that fruit at the top of the tree!