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Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 125–100Ma
Skeletal reconstruction
Scientific classification
Genus: Amazonsaurus
Species: maranhensis

Amazonsaurus (/ˌæməzənˈsɔːrəs/ AM-ə-zən-SAWR-əs, "Amazon lizard") is a rebbachisaurid sauropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now South America. It would have been a four-legged herbivore with a long neck and whiplash tail. Amazonsaurus was probably not more than 12 meters (40 ft) long. Its weight was about 5000 kg (5 tons).

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