Sauropelta was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Wyoming, Colorado and Wyoming.

Quick facts about Sauropelta:

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

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

Sauropelta was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • W. D. Maxwell. 1993. Neonate dinosaur remains and dinosaur eggshell from the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation, Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(3, suppl.):49A
  • G. Stucker. 1951. Harvester of the past. Nature Magazine 44(9):467-470
  • J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234