Tapuiasaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Minas Gerais (Brazil).

Quick facts about Tapuiasaurus:

  • Existed from 125 million years ago to 113 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Tapuiasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. Zaher and D. Pol. 2011. A complete skull of an Early Cretaceous sauropod and the evolution of advanced titanosaurians. PLoS One 6(2):e16663:1-10