hadrosaur


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  • noun

Synonyms for hadrosaur

any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet

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The European hadrosaur faunas are different from those seen in North America and Asia, which are both dominated by evolved species," explained Pereda-Suberbiola.
It is among some of the most common dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous Period: the duckbilled hadrosaurs.
Fossilised remains of the plant-eating duck-billed hadrosaur were found beneath seven metres of sandstone in Montana.
When fully grown, the plant-eating creature - a type of hadrosaur - was about the same size as T rex, measuring some 30 feet and weighing around four tons.
The dinosaur turned out to be a hadrosaur, a duck-billed herbivore from the Cretaceous period and the remains are so detailed that they give paleontologists an enormous fund of information on how these creatures looked, moved and ran.
He took note of the duck-billed hadrosaur and vowed to return.
Theropod and hadrosaur prints together hint at a predator-prey relationship.
He's rubbing noses here with a childhood friend who just happens to be a don in the Miami hadrosaur mafia.
Adult humans have just 32 teeth, but a Hadrosaur had up to 2,000
Actually, what they look like are little volcanoes," says Brian Anderson, the paleontologist (pale-ee-un-TALL-uh-jist) who is studying hadrosaur skin fossils discovered in New Mexico and Utah.
One type of hadrosaur had 2,000 teeth and all dinosaurs enjoyed continuous tooth replacement
The hadrosaur tracks show specifically where they lived and how they acted as an extended family," said Hasiotis.
The tail apparently belonged to a hadrosaur, a slow planteating duck-billed beast that grew 30-40 feet, grazed on all fours similar to a cow and a horse, and roamed in herds through that region about 73 million years ago.
The country's National Institute of Anthropology and History said that the tail is about 15 feet (5 meters) long and resembles that of a hadrosaur or crested duckbill dinosaur, the New York Daily News reported.