You can see this dinosaur in the Museum.
One of the most successful dinosaurs, species of Iguanodon have been found in many parts of the world.
Iguanodon could probably walk on all fours or on 2 legs. It had a large thumb spike, probably to fend off predators. Muscle attachment areas inside its head suggest that it may have had a long tongue.
- Meaning of name
- iguana tooth
- 4000kg - 5000kg
- chewing cheek teeth and horny beak
- plant material
- How it moved
- on 2 or 4 legs
- When it lived
(140 - 110 million years ago)
- Found in
- England, United Kingdom, Germany, USA, Spain, Belgium
- Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Iguanodon
- Named by
- Boulenger and van Beneden (1881)
- Type species