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Polacanthus

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Pronounced
pol-a-KAN-thus
Meaning of name
many spines
Length
  5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(125  million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Polacanthus
Named by
Hulke (1881)
Type species
foxii