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meaning: "Argentina lizard"
Named By: Jose Bonaparte & Rodolfo Coria in 1993
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 97-93.5 Ma
Location: Argentina, Huincul Formation
Size: Incomplete material makes sizing difficult. Estimates range from 22 -35 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Only a few bones including, vertebrae, sacrum, ribs and right tibia
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropoda | Titanosauria | Antarctosauridae |

Argentinosaurus (meaning "Argentine lizard") is a genus of titanosaur sauropod dinosaur first discovered by Guillermo Heredia in Argentina. The generic name refers to the country in which it was discovered. The dinosaur lived on the then-island continent of South America somewhere between 97 and 93.5 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. It is among the largest known dinosaurs.

Read more about Argentinosaurus at Wikipedia
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