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EDMONTOSAURUS

a plant-eating saurolophine hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Canada.
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Pronunciation: ed-MON-to-SOR-us
Meaning: Edmonton lizard
Author/s: Lambe (1917)
Synonyms: Anatosaurus? (Lull & Wright, 1942)
First Discovery: Alberta, Canada
Chart Position: 89

Edmontosaurus regalis

Edmontosurus may anchor its own family—Edmontosaurini, which also contains Anatosaurus. However, if Anatosaurus turns out to be a specimen of Edmontosurus, as some suspect, it won't be needing a name for its family 'cos it won't have any!
Estimations
Timeline:
Era: Mesozoic
Epoch: Late Cretaceous
Stage: Campanian
Age range: 80-73 mya
Stats:
Est. max. length: 12 meters
Est. max. hip height: ?
Est. max. weight: 5 tons
Diet: Herbivore
References
• Lawrence M. Lambe (1920) "The hadrosaur Edmontosaurus from the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta". Memoir. 120. Department of Mines, Geological Survey of Canada. pp. 1-79.
• John R. Horner, David B. Weishampel and Catherine A. Forster (2004) "Hadrosauridae" in Weishampel, Dodson and Osmólska (eds.) "The Dinosauria: Second Edition".
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Atkinson, L. "EDMONTOSAURUS :: from DinoChecker's dinosaur archive".
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