About Amargasaurus

For a Sauropod, or large plant-eating dinosaur, Amargasaurus was actually quite small. Like most other Sauropod dinosaurs, Amargasaurus had five digits, or toes, on each of its four feet, with the largest containing a large claw.

One unique feature found on Amargasaurus was a double sail. It is believed that this sail may have been used to regulate its body temperature. Another possible use was to make it look bigger.

Amargasaurus lived in a time and place where huge meat-eating dinosaurs roamed the landscape. Its smaller size made it a target for these hunters. Sails might have confused these predators, making them think Amargasaurus was larger than it actually was.

What is this dinosaur’s name?
How do I pronounce Amargasaurus?
What does the name Amargasaurus mean?
The Amarga Reptile
How long was Amargasaurus?
35.00 feet 10.00 meters
How heavy was Amargasaurus?
14000.00 pounds 7000.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Amargasaurus assigned to?
What did Amargasaurus eat?
How many years ago did Amargasaurus live?
130,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Amargasaurus live?
Early Cretaceous
Where did Amargasaurus live?
Argentina, South America