Qantassaurus

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Qantassaurus


Name Meaning : Qantas  ( Australian Air line ) Lizzard
Period : Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Ornthopoda
Diet: Plants
Size: 6 feet

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Fossil Found: This little plant eater lived in Australia about 115 million yeas ago . As Australia was then in the Antarctic circle, Qantassaurus must have lived a few month each year in polar night . It had large eyes probably for night vision . Studies of is bone show that it did not hibernate and was likely to have been warm-blooded . It was named after an airline that was helpful in transporting dinosaur exhibitions at the time..
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