Rinconsaurus belonged to the family of Sauropoda titanosauria existing during the late Cretaceous period. Three partial skeletons were found in the fossils that were discovered in Argentina. As the fossils were found in Argentina, the animal was assumed to have lived in South America.
The word can be broken down into four syllables 'Rin-con-sore-us' to make the pronunciation clearer and easier.
These animals are a type of Titanosaur sauropod dinosaurs.
These dinosaurs roamed the planet during the late Cretaceous period.
The time period of the extinction of the dinosaur could not be traced back exactly, however, it is thought to have lived approximately 83.6 million years ago.
The fossils were found in Argentina. Thus, researchers claimed the animal to have lived in Argentina, South America.
During the late Cretaceous period, South America offered a terrestrial habitat to the animal.
Based on the information gathered from the limited Rinconsaurus fossils, not much could be known about its companionship habits.
The exact lifespan of this animal from the late Cretaceous period is not known to researchers as of now.
They were oviparous and were known to lay eggs in order to reproduce.
The partial skeletons discovered from the late cretaceous period contained hip and limb bones, rib bones along with a few cranial fragments that included two teeth. The strength of the teeth could not be known. The color of the skin was not known to researchers from the limited fossils.
The fossils had limb and hip bones along with a narrow skull, but the total number of bones could not be traced back.
Rinconsaurus fossils did not help researchers to identify the mode of communication of the animal.
The titanosaur fossils could not reveal the weight but revealed the length of an adult dinosaur to be around 36 ft (11 m) on average.
Being herbivores in nature and not predatory, the exact speed of the animal remains undiscovered as of now.
Rinconsaurus fossil discoveries could not decipher the exact weight of the animal.
There are no male and female names assigned to this species.
There is no specific name given to a baby Rinconsaurus.
There has not been much information regarding the aggressive nature of the animal. However, being a herbivore, it is unlikely to have been too aggressive in nature.
These sauropod dinosaurs existed approximately between 86.3 million years ago to 83.6 million years ago.
A single cluster of specimens of the Rinconsaurus sauropod has been discovered.
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