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If you get most of your information about ancient animals from vintage cartoons or action figures, then a lot of things that you think of as “dinosaurs” actually weren’t. Learn about the definition of true dinosaurs and the evolutionary relationships shared by the non-dino reptiles that lived on land, in the sea, and in the air.

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