by • June 1, 2014 • Animals, DinosaursComments Off on The largest ornithopod.

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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