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Ouranosaurus

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Pronounced
oo-RAH-noh-sore-us
Meaning of name
brave monitor lizard
Length
  7m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(115 - 100 million years ago)
Found in
Niger

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia, Iguanodontoidea, Ouranosaurus
Named by
Taquet (1976)
Type species
nigeriensis