Stegosaurus, known for its iconic plates and spiked tail, wandered the Late Jurassic plains of North America. Fossil discoveries in the Morrison Formation showcase its unique defensive features. Despite its imposing appearance, Stegosaurus was a herbivorous dinosaur, relying on plants for sustenance.

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Latin Name:

Stegosaurus stenops

Archeological Era:

Late Jurassic

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