Pronounced: ed - mon - Toe - nee - uh
Diet: Herbivore (plant-eater)
Name Means: "Of Edmonton"
Length: 22 ft.(7 m)
Height: 9 ft (3 m).
Weight: 4 tons (3,200 kilos)
Time: Late Cretaceous - 75 mya
Fossil remains for this Dinosaur have been found in North America
Edmontonia is a member of the armored dinosaur
family that includes
Ankylosaurus It did not have a clubbed
tail like the better-known
Ankylosaurus but it had long, nasty spikes
on its sides and thick, bony armor on its back and
head. It also had a very long tail for this kind of
Edmontonia is one of the better-known nodosaurs, with several nearly complete
specimens. Discovered in 1924, the genus was not named until many years later.
Some material attributed to this genus is being debated as belonging to a new
genus called Denversaurus. However, this is not yet widely accepted.