Good Mother Lizard

  • Choteau, Montana is remarkable for nests of the hadrosaur called MAIASAURA (good mother lizard).
  • They were small hadrosaurs (2 tonnes, 7m in length) and belonged to the flatheaded group.
  • Their beaks were broad and ducklike, and a small spine in the centre of their foreheads served as a support for fleshy structures used in trumpeting.
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