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Name:Iguanodon

Item No:RC16031D

Product Size:23cm x 14,5cm x 11,5cm (l x w x h)

Scientific Data :

RC16031D


Name:Iguanodon 


Meaning:Iguana tooth 


Pronunciation:Ig-wan-oh-don Named by:Gideon Mantell 


Order:Ornithischia  


Diet:Herbivore Period:Early Cretaceous 


Figure size:23cm x 14,5cm x 11,5cm (l x w x h) 


Real size:33 ft long, 16 ft high. 


Weighed:3,08 tonnes 


Excavated in:Whitemans Green, United Kingdom. 


Features:Iguanodon has a long tail, and a thin skull. They also bore a thumb spike on their hands. Iguanodon had longer hindlimbs and shorter forlimbs. 

Details

RC16031D


Name:Iguanodon 


Meaning:Iguana tooth 


Pronunciation:Ig-wan-oh-don Named by:Gideon Mantell 


Order:Ornithischia  


Diet:Herbivore Period:Early Cretaceous 


Figure size:23cm x 14,5cm x 11,5cm (l x w x h) 


Real size:33 ft long, 16 ft high. 


Weighed:3,08 tonnes 


Excavated in:Whitemans Green, United Kingdom. 


Features:Iguanodon has a long tail, and a thin skull. They also bore a thumb spike on their hands. Iguanodon had longer hindlimbs and shorter forlimbs. 


Did you know?

Iguanodon was the second dinosaur to receive a formal name in 1825? The largest collection of Iguanodon fossils were found in a Belgian coal mine in 1878. More than 35 skeletons were excavated, greatly helping scientists develop a better understanding of the dinosaur? The teeth of a Iguanodon looked a lot like a iguana tooth?


QUESTION: What use had Iguanodon's thumb spike? 


ANSWER: It was used for defence against predators.