Albertosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Missouri, Nebraska and Montana.

Quick facts about Albertosaurus:

  • Existed from 85.8 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 2500 kg
  • Fossil femurs are approximately 905 mm long and wide
  • 24 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Albertosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. M. Lambe. 1899. On reptilian remains from the Cretaceous of north-western Canada. The Ottawa Naturalist 13:68-70
  • H. F. Osborn. 1912. Forty-Third Annual Report of the American Museum of Natural History for the Year 1911. Department of Vertebrate Palaeontology
  • W. A. Parks. 1928. Albertosaurus arctunguis, a species of therapodous dinosaur from the Edmonton Formation of Alberta. University of Toronto Studies, Geology Series 25:1-42