Argentinosaurus

"Argentinosaurus"
2004
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4"x9"

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Publication History


Essay

The heavyweight champion of the dinosaurs may have been a sauropod discovered in South America called Argentinosaurus. This behemoth was over a hundred feet long and weighed nearly one hundred tons. Argentinosaurus was a member of a family of Cretaceous Period sauropods which are fittingly called "titanosaurs".

Vital Statistics

Genus Name: Argentinosaurus ("Argentina lizard")
Type Species: * A. huinculensis (Bonaparte & Coria, 1993)
Length: about 130 feet (40 meters)
Weight: up to 100 tons
Time: Late Cretaceous
Place: Argentina
Diet: plant-eater (herbivore)


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