Bollinger County Museum of Natural History

Coloring Page for Kids

What colors were dinosaurs? Paleontologists have found fossil dinosaur skin, but the colors have long since faded away. To get clues to their colors and patterns, look at related animals like modern birds and reptiles, then imagine how they may have looked. Want to color your own dinosaurs? – Click on one of these exciting pictures and download.


Clidastes

This is a ferocious marine lizard called Clidastes, that lived about 65 million years ago. The bones and teeth have been found in southern Missouri.

Clidastes

Nodosaurus

This is the skeleton of Nodosaurus, an armored dinosaur from the Cretaceous period, about 70 million years ago.

Nodosaurus

Hypsibema

This is the dinosaur called Hypsibema missouriense. Hypsibema is a hadrosaur or duckbill-type dinosaur that lived in southern Missouri 65 million years ago.

Hypsibema

Saltasaurus

This is little "Salty", a baby Saltasaurus hatchling, he's about a foot long. The mother Saltasaurus lays about 30 eggs at a time. He lived some 70 million years ago.

Saltasaurus

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