Shantungosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Jiangsu (China) and Hebei (China).

Quick facts about Shantungosaurus:

  • Existed from 100.5 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Shantungosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Q. Pang and Z. Cheng. 1996. The preliminary report on Late Cretaceous dinosaur fauna expeditions in Tianzhen, Shanxi. Journal of Hebei College of Geology 19(3-4):227-235
  • C.-C. Hu. 1973. [A new hadrosaur from the Cretaceous of Chucheng, Shantung]. Acta Geologica Sinica 1973(2):179-206