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Tuojiangosaurus

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Pronounced
too-YANG-oh-sore-us
Meaning of name
Tuo River lizard
Length
  7m
Height
  2m
Weight
1500kg
Teeth
small, snipping teeth
Diet
herbivorous
Food
soft shoots and ferns
How it moved
on 4 legs
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(157 - 154 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae, Tuojiangosaurus
Named by
Dong, Li, Zhou and Zhang (1973)
Type species
multispinus