Iguanodon pronounced Ig-wan-oh-don
Means: Iguana Tooth
Period: Early Cretaceous - 135 million years ago
Where: Worldwide: Belgium, England, Germany, North Africa, and the USA
Iguanodon was discovered in Sussex, England. Its fossils were found in “bone beds” which suggest it was a herding animal much like elephants.
It weighed around 3.5 tonnes and reached around 10 metres in length.
- Least Concern
- Near Threatened
- Critically Endangered
- Extinct in the Wild