Tenontosaurus

Tenontosaurus

Pronunciation:
ten-ON-toe-sore-us
Name meaning:
'sinew lizard'
Tenontosaurus
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Type of dinosaur:
euornithopod
Length:
7.0m
Weight:
900kg
Diet:
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When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 120-110 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia
Named by:
Ostrom (1970)
Type species:
tillettorum
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