Edmontonia was an armoured dinosaur, part of the nodosaur family. Its body was bulky, broad and tank-like.

Interestingly, its armour is concentrated at the front end of its body indicating that it would have had to keep moving to ensure its front end always faced its predator.

Dino Facts

  • Pronounced: ed-mon-tone-ee-ah
  • Means: From Edmonton (Canada)
  • Size: 20-23 ft (6-7 m)
  • Where: North America (Alberta, Texas)
  • When: Late Cretaceous
  • Diet: Herbivorous