Dracorex ‭(‬Dragon king‭)

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Dracorex ‭(‬Dragon king‭)

Phonetic : dray-ko-rex.

Named By : Bakker, Sullivan, Porter, Larson and Saulsbury ‬-‭ ‬2006

Diet : Herbivore

Size : Estimated 4 meters long

Type of Dinosaur : Euornithopod

Type Species : hogwartsia

Found in : USA

When it Lived : Late Cretaceous, 66 million years ago

Dracorex Dracorex a pachycephalosaur found at the close of Cretaceous Period which was identified following the discovery of an impressive skull. The skull is not dome-shaped as typical of this group, but instead, it has frills and spikes that remind us of the mythical dragon. After analysing the skull’s features, scientists identified this animal Dracorex hogwartsia as the “dragon King of Hogwarts named after Harry Potter’s famous fictional Hogwarts School within Harry Potter. Harry Potter books by JK Rowling. Scientists believe that the skull could be related to the young Pachycephalosaurus.

Source: Wikipedia