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Nigersaurus
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Name Nigersaurus
Order Saurischia
Suborder Sauropoda
Class Rebbachisauridae
Name Translation Niger's Lizard
Period Middle Cretaceous (115 to 105 mya)
Location Niger

Nigeria

Diet Herbivore


Nigersaurus was a Rebbachisaurid sauropod that lived in what is now the countries Niger and Nigeria. It had a strange shovel shaped head that it used to graze side to side to cut grass and eat it. It's teeth (it has 600 of these) were very uniform and were it straight rows. The name Nigersaurus means "Niger's Lizard" and it was one of the oddest dinosaurs ever found.

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