Protohadros

About Protohadros

The dinosaur Protohadros appeared on the Earth around 95 million years ago. This was a time of warmth and ample vegetation on the Earth. Protohadros was a hadrosaur, or duck-billed dinosaur. It possessed a long duck-like beak which contained no teeth. Further back within its mouth were rows of possibly thousands of small teeth, which it used to crush plant material before swallowing it. Scientists believe that Protohadros, which was discovered in 1994 by Gary Byrd, could have been the ancestor for all the other duck-billed dinosaurs. If not the ancestor, it was certainly one of the first. Protohadros had powerful hind legs which it used for quick movement. The front legs were smaller and weaker. Both front and rear legs ended in hoof-like claws.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Protohadros
How do I pronounce Protohadros?
Proe-toe-had-ross
What does the name Protohadros mean?
Early Duck-billed Lizard
How long was Protohadros?
19.00 feet 6.00 meters
How heavy was Protohadros?
2000.00 pounds 1000.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Protohadros assigned to?
Ornithopoda
What did Protohadros eat?
Plants
How many years ago did Protohadros live?
95,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Protohadros live?
Mid-Cretaceous
Where did Protohadros live?
North America, Texas
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Protohadros's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

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Protohadros's size

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