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Stego Throat Armor?

Why would Stegosaurus, a dinosaur with its head held so low to the ground, have dermal armor on the underside of its throat? Were there predators, "crocodiles maybe?", that could actually attack it in that spot? The big predators, like Allosaurus and Ceratosaurus, would have grabbed it from above at the top of the back of the neck, right? Why have armor in a spot that can't be reached anyway?

Any thoughts?