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014--CAMARASAURUS SUPREMUS

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project: DINOSAURIA
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CAMARASAURUS SUPREMUS
"Supreme Chambered Lizard"
Cope, 1877
Length: 23m (75ft)
Weight: 47 tonnes (51.8 tons)
Location: Colorado, USA
Era: Tithonian age, upper Jurassic (145 million years ago)

Classification:
Dinosauria
Saurischia
Sauropodomorpha
Plateosauria
Massopoda
Anchisauria
Sauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Camarasauridae

Notes:
Camarasaurus's name comes from the holes for air sacs in its vertebrae--though a common feature in many dinosaur groups, it was relatively unknown at the time of Camarasaurus's discovery.

Synonyms:
Cathetosaurus lewisi Jensen, 1988
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Awesome man. I made a mutant version of a camrasaur emu hybrid and I used bright red for the head crest, is that okay?