Ziapelta was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as New Mexico.

Quick facts about Ziapelta:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Ziapelta was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • V. M. Arbour and M. E. Burns. 2014. A new ankylosaurid dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous (Kirtlandian) of New Mexico with implications for ankylosaurid diversity in the Upper Cretaceous of western North America. PLoS ONE 9(9):e108804:1-14