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meaning: "Hedgehog shield"
Named By: V. M. Arbour, P. J. Currie & D. Badamgarav in 2014
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 75-71 Ma
Location: Mongolia - Barun Goyot Formation
Size: Preserved length of the skull about 40 centimetres
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skull missing the snout
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Thyreophora | Ankylosauridae | Ankylosaurinae |

Zaraapelta is an extinct genus of herbivorous ankylosaurid thyreophoran dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. The type species is Zaraapelta nomadis, named and described by Arbour et alii in 2014. Zaraapelta is known from a single skull from the Barun Goyot Formation. It was found to be closest to Tarchia in the phylogenetic analysis within its description.

Read more about Zaraapelta at Wikipedia
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