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Kentrosaurus was a slow-moving herbivorous (plant-eating) dinosaur that lived during the late Jurassic period, between approximately 156 and 150 million years ago. An adult was probably sized about 16 feet (5 meters) long, and probably weighed perhaps around 1 ton.
Kentrosaurus carried armored protection on its back that protected it from predators. This armour include twin rows of triangular bony plates on its upper back. Its lower back and tail was protected by multiple pairs of sharp spikes, which were each up to about 2 feet (60 centimeters long). Two further spikes were on its hips.
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