Temporal range: Middle Jurassic—Upper Cretaceous
|Euoplocephalus, an ankylosaur|
|Animantarx: a nodosaur|
Ankylosaurs were herbivorous armoured dinosaurs of the order Ornithischia. Their armour was made of scutes (bony scales). They were quadrupeds with short and strong legs. Fossils of Ankylosaurs have been found on every continent. They include two distinct groups:
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