Amargasaurus

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietHerbivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraEarly Cretaceous
FamilyDicraeosauridae
GenusAmargasaurus

Size

Height (m)2.7
Length (m)9.5
Weight (kg)2,900

Rating

Base Appeal77
Appeal (Per $1MM)205.3
Base Dominance84
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Base Dominance
Amargasaurus
Median

Stats

Security Rating2
Lifespan55 - 110
Resilience130
Attack48
Defence36
Medical Dart Resistance226
Sedative Resistance100
Poison Resistance250

Environmental Needs

Comfort30% , 60% , 90%
Forest (m2)245065%
Water (m2)1003%
Ground Fiber (m2)120032%

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group1 - 5
Ideal Population0 - 25
Population Needs+20%
Dislikes
Disliked By
Likes
Liked By
None
Fight
Hunt
Pack Hunt

Scripted behaviors against each species in this likes/dislikes subset, not guaranteed to happen. Dominance, territory, and traits etc determine whether they would actually fight.

Unlock requirements

Unlocked by retrieving the fossil from one of the following dig sites:

Dig SitesFossil SizeFossil QuantityLocationsRequirements (Logistics)DurationCostScientists (Max)
La Amarga Formation14South America | Argentina | Zapala602:30$51,0003
23
31

Synthesis

Eggs1 - 2
Requirements (Genetics)6
Scientists (Max)3
Duration00:35
Cost$150,000

Incubation

Requirements (Welfare)6
Scientists (Max)3
Duration01:45
Cost$300,000

Genome Trait Chances

Genetic Mods (Max)4
Appetite-25%Large Appetite
Tolerance25%Tolerant
Habituation9.5%Docile
Nocturnal2%Nocturnal
Defence50%Defensive

Disease

ImmuneCommon Cold
SusceptibleBracken Poisoning

Description

Amargasaurus is named after the site of its discovery, La Amarga Formation in Argentina, and is an herbivorous dinosaur of the Dicraeosauridae family weighing around 2.9 tons and spanning 9.5m in length. Its long neck and sharp teeth allow it to eat tough vegetation from trees, while the two rows of long spines on its neck and back help Amargasaurus to defend itself from predators – an important characteristic given that this dinosaur has poor hearing and is unable to move at high speeds.

Discovery

The discovery of Amargasaurus came in 1984, when José Bonaparte led a team in excavating a near-complete skeleton from the sedimentary rocks of La Amarga Formation. Despite numerous attempts to unearth more, Bonaparte’s discovery is the only Amargasaurus fossil on record.

Paleoecology

Amargasaurus lived in the Early Cretaceous period around 120-130 million years ago, and existed alongside other Sauropods including Amargatitanis and Zapalasaurus, as well as Stegosaurus. It lived in groups among the woodlands and creeks of South America, migrating regularly in search of food.

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