Magnosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Lower Normandy (France).

Quick facts about Magnosaurus:

  • Existed from 171.6 million years ago to 168.4 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Magnosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. v. Huene. 1923. Carnivorous Saurischia in Europe since the Triassic. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 34:449-458