Nipponosaurus was a large herbivore (plant-eater) that
lived during the
between about 89 and 84 million years ago.
It lived in eastern Asia -
of the animal
were first found in
in what was then the Karafuto Prefecture of
Japan, but is today Sakhalin, Russia.
Nipponosaurus was a member of the Ornithischia ("bird-hipped") order of dinosaurs. What this means, is that although Nipponosaurus was not closely related to birds, it did have similarly shaped pelvic bones.
Nipponosaurus was a Hadrosaur (usually known as "duck-billed dinosaur") - a member of a group of related herbivorous (plant-eating) dinosaurs that were very successful in the Cretaceous period.
Nipponosaurus lived between about 89 million years ago and 84 million years ago, during the late Cretaceous period.
Nipponosaurus lived in eastern Asia.
Nipponosaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater).
Nipponosaurus was about 25 feet (7.6 meters) long.
Nipponosaurus weighed about 2 tons.
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