Fact file: Ankylosaurus
Meaning: stiff lizard
How to say it: an-KIE-loh-sore-us
Where found: Canada, USA
Weight: 4000kg – 7000kg
How it walked: on four legs
Teeth: grinding teeth with a parrot-like, horned beak
Type of feeder: herbivorous
Food: plant material
Period: late Cretaceous
When it lived: (74 – 67 million years ago)
Other info: The Ankylosaurus was named by Brown in 1908. One of the largest armoured dinosaurs, Ankylosaurus had a wide, heavily armoured skull and a large tail club. It also had a large gut space for digesting plant material.
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