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), Colorado and Bayankhongor (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Saurolophus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 22 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):
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and R. Barsbold. 1972. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1967-1971. Palaeontologia Polonica 27:5-136
  • S. Suzuki and M. Watabe. 2000. Report on the Japan–Mongolia Joint Paleontological Expedition to the Gobi desert, 1998. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 1:83-98
  • M. Watabe and S. Suzuki. 2010. Report of the HMNS-MPC Joint Paleontological Expedition in 2006. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 3:11-18