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Jobaria

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Jobaria is known from a skull and several skeletons.

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Pronounced
joh-bahr-ee-uh
Meaning of name
Jobar (mythical animal)
Length
  21m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(132 - 94 million years ago)
Found in
Niger

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Jobaria
Named by
Sereno, Beck, Dutheil, Larsson, Lyon, Moussa, Sadleir, Sidor, Varricchio, Wilson and Wilson (1999)
Type species
tiguidensis