Muttaburrasaurus – a Queensland dinosaur

(mutta-burra-sore-us)

Australian Museum" title="Click to view larger image"> Muttaburrasaurus

Muttaburrasaurus langdoni
Image: Ilustrator Anne Musser
Source: Australian Museum

Cretaceous

HOW BIG IT WAS

Muttaburrasaurus relative size depiction as described below
Muttaburrasaurus was about 8 m long and about 2.4 m tall at the shoulder.

Muttaburrasaurus was a large plant-eating ornithopod dinosaur. It was once thought to be related to dinosaurs elsewhere in the world, but it is now considered to possibly be uniquely Australian. The skeleton was found in Queensland in the 1960s and is named after the town of Muttaburra.

WHERE IT WAS FOUND

map for muttaburasaurus

The fossil of Muttaburrasaurus was discovered in Queensland.

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