Dakotadon was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Dakota.

Quick facts about Dakotadon:

  • Existed from 139.8 million years ago to 132.9 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Dakotadon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. R. Bjork. 1985. A new iguanodontid dinosaur from the Lakota Formation of the northern Black Hills of South Dakota. In A. E. Leviton, M. L. Aldrich, & H. Chambers (eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Program with Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting 4(1):22