Saltasaurus means "Salta lizard"
Saltasaurus was 40 feet long and 10 feet tall at the hips.
He weighed 6-8 tons
Saltasaurus was a 4-legged plant eater.
He ate the leaves from the treetops.
Saltasaurus had a long neck and tail.
He had a bulky broad backed body protected by
bony plates and hundreds of bony studs.
He was the first discovered armored long-necks.
His armor consisted of a mosaic, or jigsaw-puzzle like pattern,
of bony spikes, each about half the size of your thumbnail,
and a number of saucer-sized plates that may
have been the basis of the pointed spikes.
Saltasaurus lived in present day Argentina.
Saltasaurus lived during the late Cretaceous.