Gryposaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah, Alberta (Canada) and Montana.

Quick facts about Gryposaurus:

  • Existed from 85.8 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 19 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Gryposaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Gryposaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. Waldman. 1969. On an immature specimen of Kritosaurus notabilis (Lambe), (Ornithischia: Hadrosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 6:569-576
  • D. J. Varricchio. 1992. Taphonomy and histology of the Upper Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Troodon formosus: life history implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(3, suppl.):57A
  • E. Douglass. 1902. Dinosaurs in the Fort Pierre Shales and underlying beds in Montana. Science 15(366):31-32