Brachylophosaurus canadensis Dinosaur

Brachylophosaurus canadensis Dinosaur

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Brachylophosaurus fact sheet

Translation: ‘short-crested lizard’
Description: Herbivore, bipedal
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Ornithopoda
Infraorder: Iguanodontia
Family: Hadrosauridae
Height: 3.7 meters
Length: 9-11 meters
Weight: 7,000 kg
Period: Upper Cretaceous

Known from nearly complete material found in Montana and Alberta, Canada, the Brachylophosaurus It is the only species of the genus Brachylophosaurus, a hadrosaurid that lived in the late Cretaceous period.

Is a dinosaur recognized for its duck bill, its bony and flat-shaped crest, and with a plate similar to a paddle on the roof of its head, which was used, quite possibly, for fighting with other hadrosaurs, although this theory cannot be confirmed.

The Brachylophosaurus It walked on its hind legs and fed on the leaves of plants and flowers.

Image: StockPhotos, by Warpaint on Shutterstock

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