- Name Meaning: “Near Crested Lizard”
- Habitat: North America
- Length: 40 ftLength: 12m
- Weight: 2 tons2,000 kg
- Stance: Biped/Quadruped
- Diet: Herbivore
- Age: Cretaceous
Parasaurolophus is a large crested, duck-billed dinosaur that roams the Gallimimus Valley in herds. It’s notable for its elongated tube-like crest which it uses to emit its haunting, beautiful cries.
Fossil imagery courtesy of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Did you know?
The Parasaurolophus’ nostrils extend through tubes all the way into its hollow crest.