Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: OR-uh-DROH-mee-us
- Translation: Egg (mountain) Running Race
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Ornithopoda
- Family: Hypsilophodontidae
- Length: 8 feet (2.5 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Orodromeus eggs, embryos, and babies were discovered in Montana. These rare finds provide insight into the way in whichdinosaurs laid their eggs and cared for them, as well as how the embryos developed and were nutured after they hatched. Like Maiasaura young, Orodromeus hatchlings were cared for by theirparents until they were old enough to fend for themselves.