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Amazonsaurus

AM-uh-zahn-SAW-rus, “lizard from the Amazon”

Small compared with other sauropods (huge plant-eaters), Amazonsaurus is the first relative of Diplodocus found in Brazil’s Amazon region. It lived about 40 million years after Diplodocus.

Where:

Brazil

How Long:

40 feet

What It Ate:

low-growing plants

When:

112 million years ago

By: Dougal Dixon

Art by: Robert Squier

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