How do dinosaurs fit into the creation account?

To whom it may concern. How do dinosaurs fit into the creation account. If God created everything which he did then being faithful to the biblical account how does one explain the creation of dinosaurs. Any explaination would be helpful. Thanks Matthew

The following links should assist you in better understanding the Catholic Church’s teaching on dinosaurs - and creation in general. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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