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Ouranosaurus


Ouranosaurus
(‘Brave lizard’) Herbivore Early Cretaceous, 115-110 MYA Found in: North Africa Lived in: Forests
Fact Ouranosaurus did not have many defence mechanisms but it could use its sail to appear bigger than it really was to enemies

Dino skill Like Spinosaurus and Stegosaurus, the large sail on the spine of Ouranosaurus helped to regulate its temperature. Killer rating: 1/5 Speed: 2/5 Defence: 2/5 Ouranosaurus
Skull Its skull was 67cm long and quite fl at
Two legs or four? Ouranosaurus could run on two legs or walk on four
Sail The distinctive spine ran across the length of Ouranosaurus’ back and besides keeping the dinosaur cool, could have stored energy for the winter
Herbivore Ouranosaurus had no teeth in its beak, but it had teeth inside its cheeks, with which it chewed up food such as leaves, fruit and seeds
Intelligence Ouranosaurus had average intelligence for a dinosaur

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