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hadrosaur

[′had·rə‚sȯr]
(paleontology)
A duck-billed dinosaur.
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Called the 'sheep of the Mesozoic'as they filled the landscape in the Late Cretaceous period, hadrosaurs walked on their hind legs and were known for their powerful jaws with multiple rows of extremely effective teeth.
They reported that Asian hadrosaurs appear to have migrated over from North America during the Late Cretaceous.
"Hadrosaurs are very common and found all over Denali National Park.
The discovery of crustacean remains in the droppings, described in Scientific Reports, reveals that large herbivorous dinosaurs such as hadrosaurs may have had far more complex eating habits than we usually give them credit for.
Caption: HADROSAURS, like the ones in the herd pictured here, likely lived in the Denali region.
The fossils were found in the foothills of the Omani Mountains, which was a lush delta some 70 million years ago, when the hadrosaurs roamed the area.
Another locality in the area, also named "Fontllonga" (Casanovas et al., 1999) and yielding a hadrosaur dentary, is a synonym of "Fontllonga R" of LopezMartinez (2003).
Washington, July 7 ( ANI ): New tracksite filled with footprints of duck-billed dinosaurs', technically known as hadrosaurs, have been found by three paleontologists in Alaska's Denali National Park.
Middle-sized dinosaurs like Hadrosaurs crunched on the foliage of lower branches, bushes, and ferns.
Gangloff and Fiorillo (2010) have discussed the possibility that hadrosaurs in Alaska may have used alternative food sources, in particular horsetails, during the winter months.