from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plant-eating, amphibious sauropod dinosaurs of the genus Titanosaurus, common during the Cretaceous Period especially in South America.
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- n. Any member of the Titanosauria and/or Titanosauroidea, a diverse group of sauropod dinosaurs including some of the heaviest creatures ever to walk the earth.
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- n. amphibious quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur with a long thin neck and whiplike tail; of the Cretaceous mostly in the southern hemisphere
Argentinosaurus huinculensis, named in 1993, is a huge titanosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Río Limay Formation of Argentina: it was perhaps 30 m long.
Prehistoric snake gobbled-up dinosaur babies: A fossilized snake has been discovered inside a titanosaur nest in India, leading researchers to conclude that the snake fed on newly-hatched dinosaur babies, rather than their eggs like modern snakes.
Paralititan stromeri is another massive titanosaur, this time from the Upper Cretaceous of Egypt.
Grouping: Macronaria/Titanosauria/basal titanosaur
Grouping: Macronaria/Titanosauria/basal titanosaur or possibly Andesauridae
Also I'd like to know what everyone here thinks of Andrey Atuchin and Stephen O'Connor, I haven't seen anyone else tackle as many titanosaur paintings as these two, and they both have a lot of talent for creative color schemes and anatomical accuracy.
Grouping: Macronaria/Titanosauria/basal titanosaur ?
P. becklesii, named for tremendously short and robust forelimb elements and skin, is clearly a titanosaur.
Scientists on Antarctica have discovered a fossil of a tail bone belonging to a titanosaur, the family of giant plant-eating dinosaurs.
They identified it as belonging to a lithostrotian titanosaur from the Late Cretaceous period of around 70 million years ago.
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