Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: shan-TUNG-o-SAWR-us
- Translation: Shantung Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Ornithopoda
- Infraorder: Iguanodontia
- Family: Hadrosauridae
- Height: 25 feet (7.6 meters)
- Weight: 14,000 pounds (6,350 kg)
- Length: 51 feet (15.5 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Found in Shangtung, China, this dinosaur was oneof the largest hadrosaurids. It may have been the largestanimal ever to walk on two legs. It is almost identical tothe Edmontosaurus of North America except for somefeatures that are related to its size.