Alamosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Late Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah, New Mexico and Coahuila (Mexico).

Quick facts about Alamosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 30 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Alamosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. R. Fiorillo. 1998. Preliminary report on a new sauropod locality in the Javelina Formation (Late Cretaceous), Big Bend National Park, Texas. In V. L. Santucci & L. McClelland (eds.), National Park Service Geologic Resources Division Technical Report NPS/NRGRD/GRDTR-98/01. National Park Service Paleontological Research Volume 3:29-31
  • S. G. Lucas and N. J. Mateer. 1987. Dinosaurs, the age of the Fruitland and Kirtland Formations, and the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. J. E. Fassett and J. K. Rigby, Jr. (eds.), The Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the San Juan and Raton Basins, New Mexico and Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 209:35-50
  • R. P. Lozinsky and A. P. Hunt. 1984. Late Cretaceous (Lancian) dinosaurs from the McRae Formation, Sierra County, New Mexico. New Mexico Geology 6(4):72-77