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CORYTHOSAURUS  casuarius

Corythosaurus casuarius - Cretaceous dinosaur

Oil painting : 28" x 33"

CORYTHOSAURUS  casuarius
The Corythosaurus, characterized by a spectacular crest, was a member of the duck bills. It was a well adapted herd animal and is quite prevalent in the North American fossil record.

TIME - 75MYA, Late Cretaceous period.
RANGE - USA - Montana     CANADA - Alberta
DIET - These herbivorous browsers fed on pine needles, magnolia leaves, seeds, and various other plants as well as fruits.
SIZE - Lengths up to 27ft (9m) long.
WEIGHT
- Adults weighed up to 5 US tons.         

 

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