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Pachycephalosaurus


Pachycephalosaurus
(‘Thick-headed lizard’) Herbivore Late Cretaceous, 65-75 MYA Found in: North America, Isle of Wight, Mongolia, Madagascar Lived in: Coastal regions
Armoured skull Bony dome protected its small brain
Running from danger Despite the powerful legs, Pachycephalosaurus was not much of a sprinter, although its first line of defence from attackers would have been to run

Fighting fit Some scientists think they used their thick skulls for fighting each other
Five fingers Hands with five-fingered claws
Herd life Pachycephalosaurus found additional safety in numbers – they lived in herds, feeding on plants with their small, sharp teeth
Big eyes It had large eyes compared to many other dinosaurs
Dino skill Pachycephalosaurus
Pachycephalosaurus would use its domed head to ram the sides of other animals that attacked it. Killer rating: 1/5 Speed: 2/5 Defence: 3/5.

Pachycephalosaurus