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

Quick facts about Malawisaurus:

  • Existed from 125 million years ago to 113 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 8 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Malawisaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. L. Jacobs and D. A. Winkler. 1990. The Dinosaur Beds of northern Malawi, Africa. National Geographic Research 6(2):196-204
  • E. M. Gomani. 1999. Sauropod caudal vertebrae from Malawi, Africa. In Y. Tomida, T. H. Rich, and P. Vickers-Rich (eds.), Proceedings of the Second Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, National Science Museum Monographs 15:235-248
  • F. Dixey. 1925. The discovery of fossil reptiles. Annual Report of the Geological Survey Department for the Year 1924, Nyasaland Protectorate 1924:7