Edmontonia

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Edmontonia


Name Meaning : From Edmonton Canada
Period : Late Cretaceous

Family Group: Ankylosauria
Diet : Plants
Size: 23 feet 7M
Fossil Found: USA, Canada 1928
Lived: 83.6 million years ago - 66 million years ago

Edmontonia


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This dinosaur had bands of flexible armor along its back and looked like a living tank. Its shoulders had double spikes and were designed to be rammed into the leg of a tyrannosaur . Its body was covered with thick skin size , its teeth were as small as those of a human baby. One scientist suggested that the reason why "Emmotonia" was completely encased in armor was to protect itself against its main food source-ants and termites

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