Quaesitosaurus

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NameQuaesitosaurus
Diet
Weight6350 kilos
Length23 meters
Height7.6 meters
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The quaesitosaurus is a sauropod dinosaur of the Cretaceous period. Like the herbivorous quaesitosaurus during this time it could be found eating plants in Mongolia approximately 84 million years ago. Quaesitosaurus was a large dinosaur with an approximate weight of 6350 kilograms (2887 pounds) and an estimated length of 23 meters (76 feet). This large herbivore likely measured 7.6 meters (25 feet) tall.

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