About Iguanodon

Iguanodon is one of the most popular and most well known of all the dinosaurs. Living on the Earth for tens of millions of years, Iguanodon was also one of the most successful dinosaurs. Iguanodon was discovered and named in 1825 by Gideon Mantell. Mantell named the animal Iguanodon, which means "iguana-like teeth," because the fossils he found were teeth that looked like those of a modern day iguana. Mantell thought they probably belonged to a long extinct lizard. At this time dinosaurs had still not been recognized. In 1878 while working in a coal mine, workers discovered an incredible set of fossils representing over 30 individual iguanodons. Iguanodon was a large plant-eating dinosaur that probably was able to run on two legs as well as stoop down and run on all fours. The front of Iguanodon's beak-like mouth was toothless.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
How do I pronounce Iguanodon?
What does the name Iguanodon mean?
Iguana Teeth
How long was Iguanodon?
33.00 feet 10.00 meters
How heavy was Iguanodon?
9000.00 pounds 4000.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Iguanodon assigned to?
What did Iguanodon eat?
How many years ago did Iguanodon live?
150,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Iguanodon live?
Early To Mid-Cretaceous
Where did Iguanodon live?
Belgium, England, Europe, North America, Spain
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Iguanodon's Time

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Iguanodon's size

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