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The Embasaurus minax is a genus of the Theropod dinosaur that belonged to the early Cretaceous era. The fossils were found in the Neocomian Sands, Kazakhstan. The species was named after the Emba River and was probably deposited about 140 million years ago.
Embasaurus is pronounced as 'Em-bah-sore-us'.
The species is a type of Megalosaurid.
The fossil specimens indicate that the species belonged to the Berriasian of the Cretaceous.
The species are from the early Cretaceous period, which was about 145 million years ago.
The Embasaurus minax fossils were found in Kazakhstan, indicating they lived in parts of Central Asia.
The species preferred a terrestrial habitat.
It is unknown whether they lived in a pack or individually.
The lifespan is unknown.
Since they were a type of reptile, it may be possible that they reproduced via eggs.
Only parts of the Embasaurus Minax skeleton were found. The information we have is based on the fragmentary vertebrae, cervical centrum, and mid-dorsal centrum. The species was considered similar to basal tyrannosaurid, but it was later classified as a Megalosaurid.
The total number of bones of the species is unknown.
Their method of communication is unknown.
The height of the dinosaur was 6.5 ft (2 m), and the length was 26.2 ft (8 m). They could be considered slightly larger than a T-Rex.
The speed of the species is unknown.
The weight of the species was about 8818.49 lb (4,000 kg).
No separate name of the species is given to the male and female species.
There is no name given to the baby of the species.
The level of aggression is unknown.
The fossils of the species were discovered in Nebraska and named after the Emba River.
The syntype included partial posterior, cervical centrum, and mid-dorsal centrum.
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