sauropod dinosaur


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Synonyms for sauropod dinosaur

very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs

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2007): A new gigantic sauropod dinosaur with the deepest known body cavity from the Cretaceous of Asia.
Sauropod dinosaurs, which the study said included the largest terrestrial animals to have ever evolved, dates back to 66 to 84 million years ago in present-day Argentina during the Upper Cretaceous age.
Until more bones are discovered the team have simply nicknamed Britain's oldest sauropod dinosaur Alan, after the finder of this prehistoric giant, Alan Gurr.
Diplodocids are part of a group of sauropod dinosaurs known for their large bodies, as well as extremely long necks and tails.
Scores of tooth fossils of sauropod dinosaurs have been found in surrounding areas, and the site is drawing global attention.
2006): Bone histology indicates insular dwarfism in a new Late Jurassic sauropod dinosaur.
Ignacio Alejandro Cerda, from CONICET in Argentina, and his team's identification of the remains of the sauropod dinosaur suggests that advanced titanosaurs (plant-eating, sauropod dinosaurs) achieved a global distribution at least by the Late Cretaceous*.
Washington, July 31( ANI ): Researchers have discovered the eating habits of a giant, herbivorous sauropod dinosaur from the Jurassic period using a three-dimensional model of the animal's skull.
The approximately 70 million year old eggs, from gigantic titanosaur sauropod dinosaurs were discovered in 1989 in the Patagonia region of Argentina, well known for yielding fossils of sauropod dinosaur eggs and even embryonic dinosaurs.
INDIAN scientists have made a startling discovery -- a new snake species that fed on the eggs and hatchlings of Sauropod dinosaur, the adults of which are the largest animals known to have walked the planet.
The footprints were made by a medium-sized narrow-gauge sauropod dinosaur with probable non-titanosaur affinity that was walking on an exposed surface of a shallow marine palaeoenvironment.
The antibody test found osteocalcin in the bones of hadrosaurs, a ceratopsian, and a sauropod dinosaur.
National Laboratory chemically extracted the proteins from the vertebra of an enormous sauropod dinosaur -- with an estimated length of 160 feet -- excavated in central New Mexico.
At first, Weems thought a large sauropod dinosaur might have created this path, but the strides are too short.
Supersaurus is an unofficial name, describing a mixed bag of enormous skeletal parts all thought to be part of a single type of sauropod dinosaur from the Diplodocidae family.