Cedarpelta

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NameCedarpelta
Diet
Weight5000 kilos
Length10 meters
Height3 meters
Period
Cedarpelta
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The cedarpelta is an armored dinosaur dinosaur from the Cretaceous period. Like the herbivorous cedarpelta during this time it could be found eating plants in the USA about 127 million years ago. Cedarpelta was a large dinosaur with an approximate weight of 5000 kilograms (2273 pounds) and an estimated length of 10 meters (33 feet). This large herbivore probably measured 3 meters (10 feet) tall.

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