The Armoured Dinosaurs

Explore the armoured beasts that could defend themselves against some of the toughest predators.

An image of a T-Rex
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These armoured beasts were the tanks of the dinosaur era. Discover the variations of their intricate armour. Was this armour for defense or display? Learn about the different behaviours and defense strategies used by these creatures and find similarities to modern animals. Book this exhibit for your venue today.

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Armoured featured

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Exhibit Features

Size: 500-1000 square feet

Loan Period: 8-12 weeks

Content: 2 medium sized skeletons, various skulls, interpretive text panels

Options: Art package available, bilingual options

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The scientific name for armoured dinosaurs is Thyreophorans (pronounced thy-rio-FO-ren), which means “shield-bearers.” These armoured ornithischian dinosaurs lived between the Early Jurassic and the Late Cretaceous. They were herbivorous and had various types of body armour. The most familiar armoured dinosaurs are the Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus.

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