Iguanodon was the first plant-eating dinosaur ever discovered, and the second dinosaur to be named. A sharp spike on its thumb provided a useful defensive weapon against predators. It occupied Europe during the Early Cretaceous, 125 million years ago.
- Scientific Name: Iguanodon bernissartensis
- Characteristics: Iguanodon is a herbivorous dinosaur, 33 feet long - the size of a small bus. It could walk on two long back legs, but spent most of its time on all fours. It has a horny beak and leaf-shaped teeth, similar to those of a modern iguana. It has a long tail and short arms with five-fingered hands. Most of its claws are blunt and hoof-like, but it has a sharp thumb spike.
- Size and Color: This dinosaur model is 7.25 inches long and 2.75 inches high. It has scaly skin with dappled shades of brown and vibrant splashes of purple along its spine.
- The Iguanodon is part of the Wild Safari® Prehistoric World collection
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