Nanshiungosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Gansu (China) and Guangdong (China).

Quick facts about Nanshiungosaurus:

  • Existed from 129.4 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Nanshiungosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Dong. 1997. On the sauropods from the Mazongshan area, Gansu Province, China. In Z. Dong (ed.), Sino-Japanese Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition. China Ocean Press, Beijing
  • Z. Dong. 1979. Cretaceous dinosaurs of Hunan, China. Mesozoic and Cenozoic Red Beds of South China: Selected Papers from the "Cretaceous-Tertiary Workshop", Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology & Nanjing Institute of Paleontology (eds.), Science Press, Nanxiong, China