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The largest ornithopod

The biggest known ornithopod was Shantungosaurus (Shantungosaurus giganteus). It had 15 – 16.5 m (49.2 – 54.5 ft) in length and about 16 tons (35,274 lb) in weight.


Shantungosaurus means „Shandong lizard”, ornithopoda means „bird feet”. Shantungosaurus is one of the longest and largest known hadrosaurids.

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