Tenontosaurus

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Tenontosaurus


Name Meaning: Sinew Lizard
Period : Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Ornithopoda
Diet : Plant
Size: 26 feet
Fossil Found: USA 1970

Tenontosaurus


Tenontosaurus facts

This ornithopod is most famous for being the prey of Deinonychus. At one site a body of  Deinonychus . At one site a body of "Tenontosaurus" was found with tow Deinonychus skeletons nearby. Scientists think Deinonychus killed and partially ate the plant eater and the two Deinonychus were then attracted to the free meal . After a fight over the body , the two Deinonychus were killed. The bones of Tenontosaurus showed tooth marks that look like Deinonychus teeth impression..
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