Cedarosaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous epoch. It was a herbivore of unknown size. Cedarosaurus was named for the Cedar Mountain Formation in eastern Utah, USA. It was a brachiosaurid sauropod that ate tall vegetation from the tree canopy. The skeleton was found in the Cedar Mountains the late 1990s by a team of paleontologists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The skeleton was missing the neck, head and other parts.
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- Michael P. Taylor; Mathew J. Wedel; Richard L. Cifelli, 'A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA', Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, Vol. 56, No.1 (2011), p. 75
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