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Pelorosaurus

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Pronounced
pel-oh-ROW-sore-us
Meaning of name
monstrous lizard
Length
about  25m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(125  million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Pelorosaurus
Named by
Mantell (1850)
Type species
conybearei