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Hypacrosaurus

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Complete Hypacrosaurus skeletons have been found, from embryos to adults.

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Pronounced
hi-pak-roh-sore-us
Meaning of name
near-topmost lizard
Length
  9m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(70  million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Hadrosauridae, Euhadrosauria, Lambeosaurinae, Hypacrosaurus
Named by
Brown (1913)
Type species
altispinus