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A Stegosaurus in King Kong (1933)
Species Stegosaurus
Height 2.75 meters
Length 9 meters
Weight 3.4 tons
Portrayed by Stop-motion
First Appearance Latest Appearance
King Kong (1933) The King Kong Show

Stegosaurus is a famous genus of extinct large herbivorous dinosaurs that lived during the late Jurassic period. A Stegosaurus appears in the 1933 film King Kong.


King Kong (1933)

The Wanderer crew encounter a Stegosaurus in King Kong (1933)

While the crew of the Venture pursued King Kong through the jungles of Skull Island, they came upon a foraging Stegosaurus, which became alarmed and charged them. Carl Denham used one of his gas bombs to knock the stegosaurus over, and another one of the men finished it with a rifle shot.

The King Kong Show

A Stegosaurus in The King Kong Show



King Kong (1932 novelization)

While the crew of the Wanderer was searching the jungles of Skull Island in search of Ann Darrow and King Kong, they came across a Stegosaurus, which they knocked out with gas bombs before shooting twice through the heart out of fear before they move on, wary of what might wait in the jungle.

Kong Reborn

In the year 2009, a species of giant Stegosaurus lived on Skull Island. They came in contact often enough with the island's Giant Gaur for it to become routine for herds to part at a watering hole to allow a Stegosaurus to drink before filling their chaotic ranks back in around it. It's bony plates were estimated to have been ten feet long on a bod the size of a locomotive.



King Kong (1933)

Godzilla (1954)

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah


King Kong (1933)


  • Godzilla's signature dorsal plates were inspired by those of Stegosaurus.

Real World
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