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Kaijiangosaurus: Facts You Won’t Believe!

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People who like to learn about dinosaurs would be thrilled to know about the Kaijiangosaurus or the Kiijiang lizard, a carnivore species.

The vertebrate fossils and other remains were found in 1984 at the Xiashaximiao Formation, present in Sichuan, China. He Xinlu, a paleontologist, was the one behind naming this genus.

Later, through more studies done on the fossils, the Kaijiangosaurus was placed under the classification of basal Tetanurae.

Kaijiangosaurus Interesting Facts

How do you pronounce 'Kaijiangosaurus'?

It's pronounced as 'ky-jee-ang-o-sore-us'.

What type of dinosaur was a Kaijiangosaurus?

The classification of this genus is that of a tetanuran theropod dinosaur from the clade Saurischia.

In which geological period did the Kaijiangosaurus roam the Earth?

These dinosaurs are said to have existed in the Middle Jurassic Period.

When did the Kaijiangosaurus become extinct?

The species might have gone extinct around 163 million years ago with the end of the Callovian age.

Where did Kaijiangosaurus live?

The remains of this dinosaur were discovered in the Xiashaximiao Formation of Sichuan, China in 1984.

What was the Kaijiangosaurus' habitat?

It lived in a terrestrial habitat.

Who did the Kaijiangosaurus live with?

Not much is known about the living behaviors. As a carnivore, it would have preferred areas with potential prey.

How long did a Kaijiangosaurus live?

No information is available about the lifespan of this dinosaur.

How did they reproduce?

Like other Dinosauria species, it would have reproduced by laying eggs.

Kaijiangosaurus Fun Facts

What did the Kaijiangosaurus look like?

Not much is known about the appearance of this Dinosauria genus. But, there's no evidence about the species being slimy.

Learn about carnivorous Theropoda through Kaijiangosaurus fossil representation.

How many bones did a Kaijiangosaurus have?

We don't know about the exact number of bones that this Theropoda had because of limited fossils being found. The remains included several vertebrate fossils, a fragmentary skeleton, and parts of its skull.

How did they communicate?

It communicated by making sounds.

How big was the Kaijiangosaurus?

From the fossils found, the body length of this species is said to be 16 ft (5 m).

How fast could a Kaijiangosaurus move?

We don't know much about its speed.

How much did a Kaijiangosaurus weigh?

No information is available about its weight.

What were the male and female names of the species?

There aren't any specific names.

What would you call a baby Kaijiangosaurus?

A paleontologist would call the baby a hatchling.

How aggressive were they?

As a carnivore, it would have been somewhat aggressive. But, they wouldn't have bitten you.

Did You Know…

The generic name, Kaijiangosaurus of this Theropoda is derived from River Kai and the word Jiang. It means Kiijiang lizard.

*We've been unable to source an image of Kaijiangosaurus and have used an image of Allosaurus instead. If you are able to provide us with a royalty-free image of Kaijiangosaurus, we would be happy to credit you. Please contact us at [email protected].

*We've been unable to source an image of Kaijiangosaurus and have used an image of Allosaurus instead. If you are able to provide us with a royalty-free image of Kaijiangosaurus, we would be happy to credit you. Please contact us at [email protected].

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