Euoplocephalus

Euoplocephalus

Pronunciation:
you-OH-plo-kef-ah-luss
Name meaning:
'well-armoured head'
Euoplocephalus
Dinosaur description:
2000kg, 7.0m-long
armoured dinosaur
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Diet:
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Country:
Canada, USA
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 76-70 million years ago
Teeth:
horny beak and chewing teeth
How it moved:
on 4 legs
Food:
plant material

Euoplocephalus had bony spikes and armour plating on its back, and a bony tail club used for defence.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae
Type species:
tutus
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