Gargoylosaurus californicus (name meaning "California gargoyle lizard") is a species of primitive small ankylosaurid that originally lived in what is now North America during the Late Jurassic and was once extinct, but has since been brought back from extinction by SciiFii and now lives in Cretaceous Park located in Sacramento, California. It is a rather small animal for an ankylosaur, growing to be around 9.8 feet long and weigh about as much as the largest known lion in the Holocene-Anthropocene. It is a herbivore like most ankylosaurids, feeding mainly on leaves, fruits, shrubs, roots, tubers, ferns, horsetails, and mushrooms. Like all known ankylosaurids, they live in mostly solitary lives, apart from living alongside Dryosaurus, both Dryosaurus and Gargoylosaurus benefit from each other for protection against any possible predators, with Dryosaurus being aware and having keen eyesight, and Gargoylosaurus having strong armor and spines for defense. During the breeding seasons, Gargoylosaurus often fight against other males of their species, and when one male wins over another male, the winning male wins a right to mate with female of its species.
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