Cedarosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Texas and Colorado.

Quick facts about Cedarosaurus:

  • Existed from 129.4 million years ago to 105.3 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Cedarosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. A. Jensen. 1984. Continuing study of new Jurassic/Cretaceous vertebrate faunas from Colorado and Utah. National Geographic Society Research Reports (1975) 16:373-381
  • V. Tidwell and K. Carpenter. 1999. New sauropod from the Lower Cretaceous of Utah, USA. Oryctos 2:21-37
  • M. R. Gallup. 1989. Functional morphology of the hindfoot of the Texas sauropod Pleurocoelus sp. indet. In J. O. Farlow (ed.), Paleobiology of the Dinosaurs. Geological Society of America Special Paper 238:71-74