bird-hipped dinosaur

bird-hipped dinosaur

[′bərd ‚hipt ′dīn·ə‚sȯr]
(paleontology)
Any member of the order Ornithischia, distinguished by the birdlike arrangement of their hipbones.
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William Hammer of Augustana College found the fossils belonging to ornithischian or bird-hipped dinosaur that he believes is related to the fabrosaur or heterodontosaur.
An early crested hadrosaur (duck-bill), this bird-hipped dinosaur is a relative of the North American Parasaurolophus and provides clear evidence that the two continents were connected in the last dinosaur period.
The pachycephalosaurus was a bird-hipped dinosaur with a thick dome- shaped skull to protect its brains during routine head-butting
Some people know a bit more about these ancient creatures; they can tell us the difference between a lizard-hipped dinosaur and a bird-hipped dinosaur.
Willo is a Thescelosaurus--one of the so-called bird-hipped dinosaurs.