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Camptosaurus

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Pronounced
KAMP-toe-sore-us
Meaning of name
bent lizard
Length
  5m
Height
  3.6m
Weight
1000kg
Teeth
beak and grinding teeth
Diet
herbivorous
Food
plants
How it moved
on 2 or 4 legs
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(155 - 145 million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Camptosaurus
Named by
Marsh (1885)
Type species
dispar