Muttaburrasaurus

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Muttaburrasaurus
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Skeleton at the Queensland Museum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Infraorder: Ornithopoda
Family: Iguanodontidae
Genus: Muttaburrasaurus
Bartholomai & Molnar, 1981
Species

M. langdoni Bartholomai & Molnar, 1981 (type)

Muttaburrasaurus was a plant-eating dinosaur that lived during the middle Cretaceous period, about 113-97.5 million years ago. This dinosaur means "Muttaburra (in Queensland, Australia) lizard". Muttaburrasaurus are about 24 feet (7 m) long. They may have lived in herds.