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Synonyms for ankylosaur

having the back covered with thick bony plates

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According to Kirkland, skull and limb fossils of the new ankylosaur suggest it is among the largest ankylosaurs, and perhaps one of the largest, ever discovered.
She explained that between 1900 and 1930 researchers determined that small variations in the skull armour and the tail clubs in some ankylosaurs constituted four individual species of the dinosaurs.
Highlights include life-size models of an Albedosaurus, a Lambeosaurus, and a sea cow, fleshed out on one side and skeletonized on the other; a Megalodon shark (the most accurate depiction ever created of this creature, which is the world's largest known predator); an Ankylosaur, based on fossil evidence discovered in the region (the most complete dinosaur fossil ever found in California); an arliculated walrus in one of the biggest free-standing cases known to be in any museum; a giant sloth; a swooping Pterodactyl with a 23-foot wingspan; and a floor-to-ceiling "fossil aquarium" with a huge mural--by world-famous paleoartist William Stout--sewing as a backdrop, depicting all of the animals that lived in the ocean during the Pliocene Age.
Canadian Club," an ankylosaur, took 36 percent of the votes cast.
50) comes with a dinosaur model (T-rex, raptor, ceratosaurus, galliminus, ankylosaur, or triceratops) encased in an egg-shaped block and a plastic scraping tool to free it for play or display.
One was identified as an ankylosaur, or club-tailed armoured dinosaur, and the other as a nodosaur.
Amateur and professional paleontologists on a dig in Colorado last summer found the specimen in 142-million-year-old rocks from the late Jurassic period, making it the oldest known ankylosaur in North America, says excavation leader James Kirkland, who announced the discovery this week.
Over the last 14 years, over a dozen species have been found in the area, including the duck-billed hadrosaurs, armored ankylosaurs and the dome-headed pachycephalosaurs.
Of these, six species would have coexisted at any one time, including two types of ankylosaurs (tank-like armoured dinosaurs), two types of hadrosaurs (duck-billed dinosaurs), and two types of ceratopsids (horn-faced dinosaurs).
Leaf-shaped teeth are found in dinosaurs like stegosaurs and ankylosaurs that eat plants.
rex was probably faster than the animals it chased, such as ankylosaurs and duckbills.