Nigersaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Niger.

Quick facts about Nigersaurus:

  • Existed from Aptian Age to Albian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Nigersaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. C. Sereno and A. L. Beck. 1999. Cretaceous sauropods from the Sahara and the uneven rate of skeletal evolution among dinosaurs. Science 286:1342-1347