Gryposaurus, also known as the ‘hooked-nose lizard’, was a ‘duck-billed dinosaur’ with a prominent nose. This herbivore occupied North America during the Cretaceous Period, approximately 80 million years ago.
- Scientific Name: Gryposaurus notabilis
- Characteristics: Gryposaurus had a distinctive skull with a raised nose, broad beak, and batteries of blunt teeth for grinding up plants. It had long strong hind legs and feet with three large toes that end in hoof-like claws. It had shorter arms with four-fingered hands, which it also used for to support its weight. It had a short neck and a long tail, which helped it to balance on two legs occasionally. It reached large sizes of over 27 feet long.
- Size and Color: This model is 8.5 inches long and 3.25 inches high. It is blue-grey with a row of yellow scales along the top of its back.
- The Gryposaurus is part of the Wild Safari® Prehistoric World collection.
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