Bagualia

Name: Bagualia ‭(‬wild horse‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bah-gwa-le-ah.
Named By: D.‭ ‬Pol,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ramezani,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Gomez,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Carballido,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Paulina Carabajal,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Rauhut,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Escapa‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Cúneo‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilai,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropodomorpha,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Eusauropoda.
Species: B.‭ ‬alba‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains,‭ ‬but roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬12‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cańadon Asfalto Formation.
Time period: Early Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of the skull and partial post cranial remains.

       Bagualia is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur that lived in South America during the early Jurassic.‭ ‬Although no way near as large as the sauropods of the late Jurassic,‭ ‬Bagualia was still well on the road to growing to large sizes,‭ ‬and‭ ‬much larger than the more primitive sauropods and sauropodomorph dinosaurs of the late Triassic.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬Extinction of herbivorous dinosaurs linked to Early Jurassic global warming event.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Proceedings of the Royal Society B:‭ ‬Biological Sciences.‭ ‬287‭ (‬1939‭)‬:‭ ‬Article ID‭ ‬20202310.‭ ‬-‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Pol,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ramezani,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Gomez,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Carballido,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Paulina Carabajal,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Rauhut,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Escapa‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Cúneo‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.



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