Meaning - Pinacosaurus means “plank lizard”
Length - 18 ft (5.5 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Late Cretaceous period, about 81-85 million years ago
|WHERE IT LIVED||
Fossils have been found in Mongolia, Asia.
Over 35 incomplete fossils have been found, many in large bonebeds, indicating that Pinacosaurus may had roamed in herds.
Pinacosaurus was a medium-sized, armored, beaked, quadruped with a slender build. It had a tail club, bony spikes along its back and tail, but didn’t have armor on its snout. Pinacosaurus had flared nostrils, four large hoof-covered toes on its front feet and five toes on each of its rear feet.
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