Sauroposeidon was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Texas, Wyoming and Oklahoma.

Quick facts about Sauroposeidon:

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

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

Sauroposeidon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. J. Wedel and R. L. Cifelli. 2000. Sauropseidon proteles, a new sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(1):109-114
  • D. A. Winkler and E. M. Gomani. 2000. Comparative taphonomy of an Early Cretaceous sauropod quarry, Malawi, Africa. Y.-N. Lee (ed.), 2000 International Dinosaur Symposium for Kosong County in Korea. Paleontological Society of Korea Special Publication 4:99-114
  • J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234