armored dinosaur

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Among the most surprising features of the discovery is that the skull armor appears to be an outgrowth of the skull bone itself, not sheets of armor fused to the skull bones as previously thought for armored dinosaurs.
For more than a century, paleontologists have argued about the proper arrangement of the bony plates that stuck out of the back of the stegosaurus, the large, armored dinosaur that roamed the earth 150 million years ago.
Armored dinosaurs mainly used their tails for defense, so that would probably be a lot of good white meat.
provides amateur and professional dinosaur enthusiasts with profiles of 500 species organized into sections covering the life forms that preceded the dinosaurs, the first dinosaurs, small meat-eaters, great predators, ostrich dinosaurs, the giants, bird-foot dinosaurs, the duckbills, boneheads, armored dinosaurs, plated dinosaurs, horned dinosaurs, other creatures of the dinosaur age, and the birds and mammals that came after the dinosaurs.
From the group of armored dinosaurs come the thyreophorans: fossilized bones of an Ankylosaur and a cast of Stegosaurus.
Pangolins, which today live in Africa and southern Asia, could almost pass for tiny armored dinosaurs.