Fun Mandschurosaurus Facts For Kids

Moumita Dutta
Jan 31, 2024 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Feb 26, 2022
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Mandschurosaurus dinosaurs were a group of Hadrosaurian dinosaurs whose fossils were recovered from Asia in 1914. The lifespan of this particular genus is yet to be determined. This particular group of dinosaurs roamed the Earth during the upper Cretaceous period. 

Mandschurosaurus Interesting Facts

How do you pronounce 'Mandschurosaurus'?

It is pronounced as 'Mandz-cur-ro-sor-us'.

What type of dinosaur was a Mandschurosaurus?

This genus belonged to the Hadrosaur group of dinosaurs.

In which geological period did the Mandschurosaurus roam the Earth?

These Hadrosaurian dinosaurs roamed the Earth during the upper Cretaceous period.

When did the Mandschurosaurus become Extinct?

Not much is known about when it became Extinct.

Where did the Mandschurosaurus live?

The Mandschurosaurus inhabited regions of Asia. Fossils of this animal were recovered from China and Thailand.

What was the Mandschurosaurus' habitat?

This particular species inhabited terrestrial habitats.

Who did the Mandschurosaurus live with?

Not much is known about whether the Mandschurosaurus lived alone or in groups.

How long did a Mandschurosaurus live?

The lifespan of this new genus of Hadrosaurian dinosaurs has not yet been determined. 

How did they reproduce?

By the example of most dinosaurs, it can be said that the Mandschurosaurus also reproduced by laying eggs.

Mandschurosaurus Fun Facts

What did the Mandschurosaurus look like?

This dinosaur may have been quite large in size, based on the holotype material that has been recovered. The estimated length of the Mandschurosaurus was 26 ft (8 m). It is unknown whether it possessed neck frills.

Mandschurosaurus was a herbivore and laid eggs.

How many bones did a Mandschurosaurus have?

Only a few partial specimens of the skeleton of this genus from the upper Cretaceous period have been recovered. Therefore, the number of bones possessed by the Mandschurosaurus has not yet been determined.

How did they communicate?

Not much is known about how they communicated with each other.

How big was the Mandschurosaurus?

The discovery of fossils indicates that the Mandschurosaurus was quite large in size, reaching up to a length of 26 ft (8 m). 

How fast could a Mandschurosaurus move?

The exact speed of this genus of the upper Cretaceous period is yet to be determined.

How much did a Mandschurosaurus weigh?

There is no data about the exact weight of the Mandschurosaurus since very few fossils have been recovered.

What were male and female names of the species?

There are no gender-specific names for this Hadrosaurian dinosaur from the upper Cretaceous period.

What would you call a baby Mandschurosaurus?

Baby dinosaurs are called juveniles or hatchlings.

How aggressive were they?

Researchers claim that the Mandschurosaurus from the upper Cretaceous period had a herbivore diet. Therefore, it can be safely assumed that this species was less aggressive in nature compared to other carnivores.

Did you know…

This dinosaur genus is said to be the first one named from China.

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Mandschurosaurus Facts

What Did They Prey On?

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what Type of Animal were they?

Herbivores

Average Litter Size?

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What Did They Look Like?

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How Much Did They Weigh?

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Skin Type

Scales

How Long Were They?

26 ft (8 m)

How Tall Were They?

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Kingdom

Animalia

Class

Reptilia

Genus

Mandschurosaurus

Family

Hadrosauridae

Scientific Name

Mandschurosaurus amurensis

What Were Their Main Threats?

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What Habitat Did They Live In?

Terrestrial habitats

Where Did They Live?

China and Thailand
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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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