Scelidosaurus means "limb lizard"

Scelidosaurus was a low-slung plant eater.

He was 13 feet long and 3-4 feet tall at the hips.

Scelidosaurus weighed 500 pounds.

He had a small head, sturdy legs, a long tail, and

a heavy body shielded by rows of pointed bony studs.

It used its armor to defend itself.

Scelidosaurus walked on all fours.

He was one of the first of the species

of armored dinosaurs.

Scelidosaurus might have been the ancestor

of later types of dinosaurs such as Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus.

Scelidosaurus lived in present day

England, Arizona-USA, Tibet, and China.

He lived during the early Jurassic.