Paranthodon was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Eastern Cape (South Africa).

Quick facts about Paranthodon:

  • Existed from 145 million years ago to 136.4 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 Paranthodon illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Paranthodon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • W. G. Atherstone. 1857. Geology of Uitenhage. The Eastern Province Monthly Magazine 1(10):518-532