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meaning: "Tidal titan"
Named By: Joshua B. Smith, Matthew C. Lamanna, Kenneth J. Lacovara, Peter Dodson, Jennifer R. Smith, Jason C. Poole, Robert Giegengack & Yousri Attia in 2001
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 99.6-93.5 Ma
Location: Egypt - Bahariya Formation
Size: Estimated about 26 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Tauropoda | Titanosauria |

Paralititan (meaning "tidal giant") was a giant titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur genus discovered in coastal deposits in the Upper Cretaceous Bahariya Formation of Egypt. It lived between 99.6 and 93.5 million years ago. It was called by one science journalist "what appears to have been the second largest known creature ever to walk on Earth."

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