Marisaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Balochistan (Pakistan).

Quick facts about Marisaurus:

  • Existed from 72.1 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 6 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Marisaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. S. Malkani. 2003. Discovery of partial skull and dentary of Titanosauria (sauropod dinosaur) from the Late Cretaceous Pab Formation of Vitakri area, Barkhan District, Balochistan, Pakistan. Geological Bulletin, University of Peshawar 36:65-71
  • M. S. Malkani. 2003. Pakistani Titanosauria: are armoured dinosaurs?. Geological Bulletin University of Preshawar 36:85-91
  • M. S. Malkani. 2006. Biodiversity of saurischian dinosaurs from the latest Cretaceous Park of Pakistan. Journal of Applied and Emerging Sciences 1(3):108-140