Name: Narindasaurus ‭(‬Narinda Bay lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Nah-rin-dah-sor-us.
Named By: Rafael Royo-Torres,‭ ‬Alberto Cobos,‭ ‬Pedro Mocho‭ & ‬Luis Alcalá‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Sauropoda,‭ ‬Turiasauria.
Species: N.‭ ‬thevenini‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Madagascar‭ ‬-‭ ‬Isalo III Formation.
Time period: Mid Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial fossils.

       Narindasaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in Madagascar during the mid Jurassic.‭ ‬Fossils of this dinosaur were first discovered in‭ ‬1906,‭ ‬but were not given their own distinct genus till‭ ‬2020.‭ ‬Before that time they had still been studied,‭ ‬with growth ring analysis suggesting that this sauropod dinosaur did not become sexually mature‭ (‬able to reproduce‭) ‬until somewhere between thirty-one and forty-five years of age.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Études géologiques dans le nord de Madagascar,‭ ‬by P.‭ ‬Lemoine‭ ‬-‭ ‬In,‭ ‬Contributions à l’histoire géologique de l’Océan Indien.‭ ‬Paris:‭ ‬Librairie Scientifique,‭ ‬1‭–‬520,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬herman‭ (‬ed.‭) ‬-‭ ‬1906.‭
-‭ ‬Cyclical growth in the long bones of a sauropod dinosaur.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.‭ ‬28:‭ ‬225‭–‬232.‭ ‬-‭ ‬de Ricqlès‭ ‬-‭ ‬1983.
-‭ ‬Origin and evolution of turiasaur dinosaurs set by means of a new‭ '‬rosetta‭' ‬specimen from Spain.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Rafael Royo-Torres,‭ ‬Alberto Cobos,‭ ‬Pedro Mocho‭ & ‬Luis Alcalá‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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