Cathartesaura was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Cathartesaura:

  • Existed from 99.6 million years ago to Turonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Cathartesaura was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. A. Gallina and A. Apesteguía. 2002. Un elefante bajo la alfombra? Los Rebbachisauridae (Sauropoda, Diplodocimorpha) del Cretácico del Gondwana. Nuevas evidencias en "La Buitrera" (Formación Candeleros), provincia de Río Negro [An elephant under the rug? Rebbachisauridae (Sauropoda, Diplodocimorpha) from the Cretaceous of Gondwana. New evidence in "La Buitrera" (Candeleros Formation), Río Negro province]. Ameghiniana 39(4, suppl.):10R-11R