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Gryposaurus

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Gryposaurus is known from several skeletons, including one which is fully articulated (the bones were joined as they would have been when the dinosaur was alive).

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Pronounced
grip-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
hook-nosed lizard
Length
  10m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(86 - 71 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Hadrosaurinae, Gryposaurus
Named by
Lambe (1914)
Type species
notabilis