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

Quick facts about Mapusaurus:

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

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Mapusaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. A. Coria and P. J. Currie. 1997. A new theropod from the Río Limay Formation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17(3, suppl.):40A