OHM Parasaurolophus Skull

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Parasaurolophus is remarkable for its unusual cranial ornamentation that was used to communicate with others of its species.

Parasaurolophus Fast Facts:

Diet: Herbivore (plant-eater)
Length: 31 feet (9.5 m) long
Height: 16 feet (5 m) tall
Weight: 4 tons
When It Lived: Late Cretaceous period, about 85-65 million years ago
Where It Lived: Alberta, Canada and New Mexico, USA

Interesting Facts:

Parasaurolophus means "near crested lizard" in Greek
Parasaurolophus could walk on either two legs or all four


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