Animantarx was an armored herbivore that lived in North America during
between about 106 and 97 million years ago.
Like its later relative,
Animantarx was covered with bony plates and spikes to protect
itself from predators. However, Animantarx was considerably smaller than
Ankylosaurus - just 10 feet (3 meters)
long, and additionally, Animantarx lacked the tail club found
Animantarx was a member of the Ornithischia ("bird-hipped") order of dinosaurs. What this means, is that although Animantarx was not closely related to birds, it did have similarly shaped pelvic bones.
Animantarx lived between about 106 million years ago and 97 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period.
Animantarx lived in North America.
Animantarx was a herbivore (plant-eater).
Animantarx was about 10 feet (3 meters) long.
Animantarx weighed about 2 tons.
Animantarx was protected by hundreds of bony plates, as well as a number of spikes. However, unlike Ankylosaurus, Animantarx was not equipped with a tail club.
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