Shunosaurus

SHOON-OH-SORE-US

 

LENGTH: 32.5ft (10m) HEIGHT: 15ft (5m) WEIGHT: 8 Tons

TEETH: Chisel tipped DIET: Herbivore (plants) ERA: Mid Jurassic

"Shu" is the ancient name of the Sichuan Province in China where the Shunosaurus was discovered. It is one of the best understood Sauropods (class of dinosaur) because several complete skeletons have been discovered. Its clubbed tail is believed to have been used to swat at its predators. The Shunosaurus lived about 170 million years ago!

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