Living dinosaur

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Living dinosaur may refer to:

  • Living fossils, extant taxons that closely resemble organisms otherwise known only from the fossil record
  • Origin of birds, the only extant clade of dinosaurs
  • Paleocene dinosaurs, non-avian dinosaurs alleged to have survived into the beginning of the Paleocene epoch
  • Living dinosaurs, a belief of adherents to the pseudosciences of cryptozoology and young Earth creationism
  • Mokele-mbembe, a legendary creature claimed by adherents of the pseudosciences of young Earth creationism and cryptozoology to be a "living dinosaur"
  • Partridge Creek monster, the subject of a story by French writer Georges Dupuy

See also[edit]

  • Lazarus taxon, a taxon that disappears from the fossil record only to appear again later