edmontosaurus

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Noun1.edmontosaurus - duck-billed dinosaur from Canada found as a fossilized mummy with skinedmontosaurus - duck-billed dinosaur from Canada found as a fossilized mummy with skin
duck-billed dinosaur, hadrosaur, hadrosaurus - any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic
genus Edmontosaurus - duck-billed dinosaurs of Canada
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Looking more carefully, she can distinguish the three different specimens: the sad, cow-faced anatosaurus, a water-loving beast, it says, who feasted on the plants along the river and lakeshores; the three-horned triceratops, also a vegetarian but able with its armored back to fight off attackers; and, the largest--the bullying snake-clawed tyrannosaurus, with carving knives for teeth and an appetite for meat.
The anatosaurus looms toward her, the spaces between the bones occluded by the haze of her lashes.
Most striking are three complete, articulated dinosaurs: a 75-foot-long Diplodocus, a 30-foot Anatosaurus, and a 20-foot Stegosaurus (the state fossil of Colorado).