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Orodromeus

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Pronounced
or-oh-DROM-ee-us
Meaning of name
mountain runner
Length
  2m
Height
  1m
Weight
50kg
Teeth
horny beak, grinding cheek teeth
Diet
herbivorous
Food
tough plant material
How it moved
on 2 legs
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(74  million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Orodromeus
Named by
Horner and Weishampel (1988)
Type species
makelai