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Scientific Classification
  Kingdom Animalia
  Phylum Chordata
  Class Sauropsida
  Superorder Dinosauria
  Order Ornithischia
  Suborder Cerapoda
  Infraorder Ornithopoda
  Family Camptosauridae
  Genus Camptosaurus
Camptosaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived in Europe and North America during the late Jurassic period, about 155 to 145 million years ago. Many fossils have been found, which suggests Camptosaurus was a common dinosaur in its time.

Camptosaurus legs were long and powerful, with 3 hoofed toes. Its arms were much shorter, but also had hoof-like nails. So while Camptosaurus could walk on two feet, it probably mostly walked on all fours, and ate low lying vegetation.

Camptosaurus was about 20 feet (6.1 meters) long.

Camptosaurus was first described in 1879 by Othniel C. Marsh. Originally, Othniel C. Marsh named the creature "Camptonotus", but he changed the name to Camptosaurus in 1885 because the original name was already being used for a cricket. Both variants of the name mean "bent lizard", which was chosen because the animal would have had to have its back arched whenever standing on all fours.


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Camptosaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived from 155 to 145 million years ago

Camptosaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived from 155 to 145 million years ago

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Camptosaurus Facts

 
Here is a summary of some of the key facts about Camptosaurus:
  1. Camptosaurus was a genus of dinosaur.

  2. "Camptosaurus" means "bent lizard" (because its body must have been arched when standing on all fours). The name was chosen by Othniel C. Marsh in 1885.

  3. Camptosaurus was a member of the Ornithischia ("bird-hipped") order of dinosaurs. What this means, is that although Camptosaurus was not closely related to birds, it did have similarly shaped pelvic bones.

  4. Camptosaurus lived between about 155 million years ago and 145 million years ago, during the Jurassic period.

  5. Camptosaurus lived in North America and Europe.

  6. Camptosaurus was a herbivore (plant-eater).

  7. Camptosaurus is thought to have mostly eaten low lying vegetation.

  8. Camptosaurus was about 20 feet (6.1 meters) long.

  9. Camptosaurus weighed about 1 ton.




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Osteology of the Jurassic Reptile Camptosaurus: With a Revision of the Species of the Genus, and Description of Two New Species
By Charles Whitney Gilmore

Palala Press
Released: August 31st, 2015
Hardcover (176 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1340805189
  • EAN: 9781340805180
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  • Number of Pages: 176
  • Author: Charles Whitney Gilmore
  • Publication Date: August 31st, 2015
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Just a boy who likes Camptosaurus: Camptosaurus Awesome Beautiful Gifts Lined Notebook for, Boys, Girl toddles
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Released: November 14th, 2020
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Camptosaurus Coloring Book: Includes Fun and Interesting Dinosaur Coloring pages
By SIMONA MADRON

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Released: September 23rd, 2020
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  • Number of Pages: 74
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  • Publication Date: September 23rd, 2020
  • Release Date: September 23rd, 2020
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Camptosaurus Gourmet Tour (Korean Edition)
By Jang Sung-joo

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Just a boy who likes Camptosaurus: Beautiful Gifts Lined Notebook for, Boys and Girl with toddles
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Just a boy who likes Camptosaurus: The Awesome Beautiful Gifts Lined Notebook for man women Boys and Girl
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Camptosaurus Dinosaur Notebook: The perfect notebook for dinosaur lovers.
By J. Flores Pouerié

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Camptosaurus Dinosaur Jotter: The perfect notebook for dinosaur lovers.
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Camptosaurus Dinosaur Writing Pad: The perfect notebook for dinosaur lovers.
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