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Parksosaurus Fact Sheet
|NAME:||Meaning - Parksosaurus means "William Parks' lizard" - William Arthur Parks (1868-1939) was a Canadian paleontologist.
Pronounced - PARK-so-SAWR-us
Named By - Charles M. Sternberg
When Named - 1937
|SIZE:||Length - 7 ft (2 m) long
Height - ?
Weight - 150 pounds (70 kg)
|WHEN IT LIVED:||Late Cretaceous period, about 68-65 million years ago|
|WHERE IT LIVED:||Fossils have been found in Alberta, Canada, and Montana, USA, North America.|
|FOSSILS:||Incomplete fossils of this ornithopod have been found.|
|Parksosaurus was a small, plant-eating dinosaur that walked on two legs. It had a long tail, strong arms, a long neck, and short toes. The head was small with wide jaws and unique teeth (the teeth had low, rounded ridges).|
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