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This video is about the armored dinosaur Ankylosaurus.

                                        Ankylosaurus Facts

The name Ankylosaurus is a Greek word which means ‘Fused Lizard’. They were named by Barnum Brown. Ankylosaurus was a big dinosaur that had huge body armour plates for protection from attackers. According to estimates, it reached up to 30 feet in length and weighed about 5000 kg.

Quick Facts: –

  • They were plant eaters and had very small teeth relative to their body size. They had no grinding teeth.
  • Ankylosaurus was a slow moving creature.
  • They had a muscular tongue.
  • Their fossils have been found in the western USA and Canada.
  • Ankylosaurus had a strong clubbed tail which was useful in its defence. Its tail may have been used in attracting mates.
  • They belonged to a group of armoured dinosaurs. A few from that group even had armoured eyelids.
  • It lived during the late Cretaceous Period.
  • They had two rows of spikes along their body.
  • In the neck region of its body, Ankylosaurus had the biggest cluster of armours.
  • Ankylosaurus was a quadruped. It moved on four limbs.
  • They had five toes on each foot.
  • They lived upland, in a near-tropical climate which was not near to the rivers.
  • Ankylosaurus had a skin which was covered with Osteoderms.




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