Name: Baalsaurus ‭(‬Baal lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ball-sor-us.
Named By: J.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Calvo‭ & ‬B.‭ ‬Gonzalez Riga‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Titanosauria.
Species: B.‭ ‬mansillai‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Neuquén Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Portezuelo Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: ‭P‬artial dentary‭ (‬lower jaw‭)‬.

       Not much is known about Baalsaurus other than it is a genus of titanosaurian dinosaur that lived in South America during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Baalsaurus is named after the‭ ‬Baal fossil site,‭ ‬which is named after the ancient‭ ‬Phoenician god Baal.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬Baalsaurus mansillai gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.‭ ‬a new titanosaurian sauropod‭ (‬Late Cretaceous‭) ‬from Neuquén,‭ ‬Patagonia,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências‭ ‬91‭(‬2‭)‬:e20180661:-11.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Calvo‭ & ‬B.‭ ‬Gonzalez Riga‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.


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