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Dacentrurus Dinosaur

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Name Means very spiky tail
Size 15 feet (4.6 meters) long
Period Late Jurassic Period 150 million years ago
Fossilsite England, France, Portugal, Spain
Diet Herbivore (plant-eating) dinosau

Dacentrurus was a large herbivore dinosaur. Dacentrurus had paired triangular plates down its spine. These plates helped the dinosaur to protect against other predators. It also had four pairs of spikes at the end of its tail. Dacentrurus would have lowered its head and shoulders when being attacked, to expose its plates for protection. At the same time turning sideways and swing its tail from side to side, ready to attack.

Dacentrurus Dinosaur