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Five Fun Dinosaur Facts About the Diplocaulus

  • The Diplocaulus is one of the earliest amphibians, meaning it survived in water and on land. 
  • It was about 3 feet long and weighed as much as a cat. 
  • It’s known for its boomerang-shaped head, decreasing drag when swimming. 
  • It was a skilled swimmer and hunted small fish and aquatic animals. 
  • Its long, robust tail propelled it through the water. 

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Travel back in time to the land of the dinosaurs! Dinosaur Island at Ashton Gardens is a one-of-a-kind experience that will transport you to a world of prehistoric wonder. From the towering Tyrannosaurus Rex to the horned Triceratops, you’ll see it all at Dinosaur Island. You’ll also enjoy special daily programs, a Dino Dash 5K, outdoor movies, and more throughout the summer. With its blend of entertainment and education, Dinosaur Island is a must-see attraction for anyone with an interest in adventure, dinosaurs, or natural history.