Saurolophus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia and North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), Bayankhongor (Mongolia) and Colorado.

Quick facts about Saurolophus:

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

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

Saurolophus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. F. Osborn. 1912. Forty-Third Annual Report of the American Museum of Natural History for the Year 1911. Department of Vertebrate Palaeontology
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and R. Barsbold. 1972. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1967-1971. Palaeontologia Polonica 27:5-136
  • R. Gradzinski and J. Kazmierczak. 1968. Geographical and geological data from the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions. Palaeontologia Polonica 198:33-82