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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
SuperOrder: Dinosauria
Order: Sauropoda
SubOrder: Sauropodomorpha
Family: Saltasauridae
Genus: Alamosaurus
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The Alamosaurus name means Alamo Lizard. Fossils were mostly found in New Mexico. The Alamosaurus is classifed as a Titanosauria. In 1922, Charles Gilmore first discoveried a few fossils. In 1946 he found a more complete specimen in Utah, consisting of a complete tail, a right forelimb complete except for the tips of the toes, and both ischia. There has been many findings over time including a juvenile skeleton from Texas. There has not been a skull discovered yet, though. Only a few teeth.

The herbivore Alamosaurus is about 69 feet long with the estimated weight of 33 tons. Much like other Sauropods it had a very long neck and tail. It also walked on all four legs.

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