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maiasaura

[ mī′ə-sôrə ]
maiasaur (ə-sôr′)
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A duck-billed dinosaur of the genus Maiasaura of the late Cretaceous Period of North America. Its remains suggest that the adults lived in herds and cared for their young in large nesting sites.

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