Meaning - Parksosaurus means “William Parks’ lizard” - William Arthur Parks (1868-1939) was a Canadian paleontologist.
Length - 7 ft (2 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Late Cretaceous period, about 68-65 million years ago
|WHERE IT LIVED|
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).