Stegosaurus was the most well-known member of the stegosaur family.
It was much larger and lacked the shoulder spines of its relatives. It also had a basket of little bony studs protecting its throat.
- Pronounced: STEG-o-SAWR-us
- Means: Roofed lizard
- Where: North America (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)
- When: Late Jurassic
- Diet: Herbivorous
- Size of Adult: 30 ft (9 m) long
- Size of Animatronic Model: L 12 ft 6 in ( 3.81 m), H 5 ft 11 in (1.81 m)*
* includes height of steel base