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Argentinosaurus Fact Sheet
|NAME:||Meaning - Argentinosaurus means "Argentina lizard"
Pronounced - ahr-gen-TEEN-oh-SAWR-us
Named By - Rodolpho Coria and Jose F. Bonaparte
When Named - 1993
|SIZE:||Length - 115 feet (35+ m) long
Height - ?
Weight - 73+ tonnes
|WHEN IT LIVED:||Middle Cretaceous period, about 100-93 million years ago|
|WHERE IT LIVED:||Fossils have been found in the Rio Limay Formation, Neuquen Group, Neuquen Province, Argentina, South America.|
|FOSSILS:||Only a few bones have been found, including some enormous back vertebrae (backbones), sacrum (the part of the backbone that is attached to the pelvis), a tibia (a lower leg bone), and some broken ribs. Fossils were first found in 1988.|
|Argentinosaurus may be the largest dinosaur. It had a long neck, a long tail, and a small head. Very little is known about this giant dinosaur.|
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