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Aegyptosaurus Fact Sheet
|NAME:||Meaning - Aegyptosaurus means "Egyptian lizard"
Pronounced - ee-JIP-tuh-SAWR-us
Named By - Ernst Stromer
When Named - 1932
|SIZE:||Length - 50 feet (15 m) long
Height - ?
Weight - 10500 kg
|WHEN IT LIVED:||Middle Cretaceous period, about 99-93 million years ago|
|WHERE IT LIVED:||Fossils have been found in Egypt, Africa.|
|FOSSILS:||Only a few fossilized bones were found, and they were destroyed in Munich, Germany, during World War 2 (in 1944).|
|Aegyptosaurus was an enormous plant-eating dinosaur that had a long neck, a long tail, and a small head. Its few known fossils were destroyed over half a century ago.|
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