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 Texas.

Quick facts about Alamosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 30 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Alamosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • B. S. Kues and T. M. Lehman. 1980. The teeth of Alamosaurus sanjuanensis, a Late Cretaceous sauropod. Journal of Paleontology 54(4):864-869
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1938. Fossil hunting in Utah and Arizona. Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1937 3480:1-4
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1946. Reptilian fauna of the North Horn Formation of central Utah. United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Professional Paper 210-C:29-53