Herbivores

Interested in the plant eating dinosaurs and prehistoric animals then this section is loaded with the vegetarians.



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Supersaurus

The Supersaurus meaning ’super lizard’ was discovered in Colorado in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation in 1972, and was officially named by Jim Jensen the Supersaurus vivianae in 1985. A member of the Diplodocid family these sauropods were huge.


Corythosaurus

The Corythosaurus was a crested duck-billed dinosaur which existed during the late cretaceous period around 80 million years ago. The name Corythosaurus means “Helmet Lizard” which stems from the Greek words ‘korythos’ meaning helmet and ’saurus’ meaning lizard.


Ankylosaurus

The Ankylosaurus was a heavily plated, four legged herbivore which originally emerged in the Jurassic period but spread rapidly during the Cretaceous, by which time it was flourishing in the northern continents and even as far south as Australia and Antarctica.


Stegosaurus

The Stegosaurus was considered to be the largest of the stegasaurid family and existed throughout the late Jurassic period. It’s name is derived from the Greek word ‘stegos’ meaning roof and ‘saurus’ meaning lizard, making it the ‘Roof Lizard’.