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Stegosaurus
by: Connor H., Grade: 3


Stegosaurus was the biggest dinosaur of the stegosaurid family.Stegosaurus means roof lizard.In 1877 Onnithel Charles Marsh found a plated dinosaur and he called it Stegosaurus along with other dinosaurs Allosaurus,Camptosaurus,Dryo-saurus,Camerasaurus and Apatosaurus.The emenies of Stegosaurus was Allosaurus and Ceratosaurus.Stegosaurus lived during the Jurassic Period about 160 - 144 million years ago.Stegosaurus was found in the United States.Stegosaurus had two rows of plates seventitn of them.Aslo Stegosaurus had spikes on its tail to swing at predators.Stegosaurus ate plants. The plates on Stegosaurus were used to warm its body tempature.Everybody knows Stegosaurus because of its bones.


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