Algoasaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic/Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Eastern Cape (RSA).

Quick facts about Algoasaurus:

  • Existed from 208.5 million years ago to Ypresian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 1636 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Algoasaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Algoasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. Broom. 1904. On the occurrence of an opisthocoelian dinosaur (Algoasaurus bauri) in the Cretaceous beds of South Africa. Geological Magazine, decade 5 1:445-447