Polacanthus

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herbs

diet:

Plants

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found in:

England & Spain

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period:

Early Cretaceous

beautiful nerdy facts

  • Its name means 'Many spines'.
  • Lived during the Early Cretaceous, and its fossils were found in England and Spain ðŸ´ó §ó ¢ó ¥ó ®ó §ó ¿ 🇪🇸 󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🇪🇸
  • Like other herbivores, it loved the flavour of plants 🌿🇪🇸
  • 🇪🇸Had a shield over its hips, which wasn’t connected to the bones underneath. 
  • The spikes on its back and shoulders ran along its tail.
  • One of the earliest armoured dinosaurs to evolve without a club at the end of the tail.
  • Was 5 meters long, similar to a small SUV 🚐
  • Weighted 2 tons, like two rhinos 🦏🦏
  • Was 1.5m tall, similar to a cow 🐮
  •  Travelled with groups of Iguanodons for mutual protection.

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