Aegyptosaurus - Long Neck Dinosaurs
Name Means Egyptian lizard
Size 50 feet (15 meters) long
Period Mid-Cretaceous, 100 million years ago
Fossilsite Egypt and Niger
Diet Herbivore (plant-eating) dinosaur
Aegyptosaurus was found in an area of the Egyptian Sahara Desert. Aegyptosaurus'
skeleton find was destroyed during World War II, during a bombing. Before
the specimen was destroyed, paleontologists had enough evidence to classify
the dinosaur. Aegyptosaurus is the middle dinosaur in the picture.