Mini-Museum of Geology & Natural History,
This replica is cast from one of the best Stegosaurus skulls ever found. The original fossil skull was found in the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry of Utah. Stegosaurus was a large
herbivore with two rows of bony plates from neck to tail. The tail was tipped with large spikes used in defense against aggressive carnivores. Stegosaurus was up to 30 feet long, 9 feet
high at the hip, and weighed up to 4 tons. Stegosaurus lived during the Jurassic Period (about 170 million years ago) in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.
skull (right side)
17 inches long
14 inches long
20 inches long
Museum Curator: E. Ray Garton: Curator@PrehistoricPlanet.com
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