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meaning: "Earth lizard"
Named By: Rodolfo Coria & Philip J. Currie in 2006
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 97-93.5 Ma
Location: Argentina - Huincul Formation. Timeline: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous
Size: Known fossils are from individuals ranging between 10.2 and 12.6 meters in length, however it is not impossible that very large Mapusaurus may have been slightly larger
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Remains of up to seven individuals discovered in a bone bed together
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosaria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Carcharodontosauridae | Giganotosaurinae |

Mapusaurus ("earth lizard") was a giant carnosaurian dinosaur from the early Late Cretaceous (late Cenomanian to early Turonian stage) of what is now Argentina.

Read more about Mapusaurus at Wikipedia
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