OTHER ATTRACTIONS AT ODYSEA IN THE DESERT

Wuerhosaurus

  • Name Means:

    Wuerho Lizard

  • Period

    Early Cretaceous -135 million years ago

  • Where:

    Asia; Xinjiang, China

Wuerhosaurus was a stegosaurid (related to Stegosaurus) that had bony, rounded plates along its back and four bony spikes at the tip of its tail (thagomizers). It had a shorter body and wider hip bones than other stegosaurids. Length – 27 ft (8.1 m) long,Height – 6 ft (1.8 m) tall at the hips,Weight – about 4 tons. A partial fossil (without a complete skull) has been found in Xinjiang, China.