Nipponosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Sakhalin Oblast (Russia).

Quick facts about Nipponosaurus:

  • Existed from 85.8 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Nipponosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. Nagao. 1936. Nipponosaurus sachalinensis: a new genus and species of trachodont dinosaur from Japanese Saghalien. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University, series 4, Geology and Mineralogy 3(2):185-220