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Euoplocephalus

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You can see this dinosaur in the Museum.

Information

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

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Fact file

Pronounced
you-OH-plo-kef-ah-luss
Meaning of name
well-armoured head
Length
  7m
Height
  1.8m
Weight
2000kg
Teeth
horny beak and chewing teeth
Diet
herbivorous
Food
plant material
How it moved
on 4 legs
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(76 - 70 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

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