What does its name mean?

Stegosaurus means Roof Lizard!

Where & when did it live?

This dinosaur lived in Western United States and Portugal during the late Jurassic Period between 155 To 150 million years ago.

How big did it get?

Stegosaurus grew up to 9 meters long & 4 meters tall, and weighed nearly 5 metric tons.

What did it eat?

Plants! Stegosaurus was a plant-eating dinosaur, also called a herbivore.

Fun & interesting facts!

Stegosaurus remains were first identified during the “Bone Wars” (a fight between two fossil hunters) at Dinosaur Ridge National Landmark.