Spinosaurus

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietPiscivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraLate Cretaceous
FamilySpinosauridae
GenusSpinosaurus
Bio GroupLarge Piscivore

Size

Height (m)6.4
Length (m)15
Weight (kg)4,000

Rating

Base Appeal1284
Appeal (Per $1MM)425.4
Appeal (Per Hectare)789.8
Base Dominance138
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Appeal (Per Hectare)Base Dominance
Spinosaurus
Median

Stats

Security Rating6
Lifespan30 - 59
Resilience130
Attack101
Defence37
Medical Dart Resistance158
Sedative Resistance158
Poison Resistance150

Environmental Needs

Comfort50% , 70% , 90%
Open Space (m2)600040%
Forest (m2)300020%
Water (m2)600040%
Fish (m2)7

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group1 - 2
Ideal Population0 - 15
Area Need Growth+125%
Likes
Liked By
Dislikes
Disliked By
Neutral
None
Fight
Hunt
Pack Hunt

Behaviors are scripted in game files but are not guaranteed to happen. Dominance, territory, and traits determine whether they would actually fight.

Unlock requirements

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

Dig SitesLocationsFossilsRequirements (Logistics)DurationCostScientists (Max)
Bahariya FormationAfricaEgyptGebel El-Dist
fossil_giantthoropoda_uncommonx1
fossil_giantthoropoda_commonx2
fossil_giantthoropoda_rarex1
1308:30$2,000,0003
Chenini FormationAfricaTunisiaTataouine
fossil_giantthoropoda_uncommonx1
fossil_giantthoropoda_commonx3
fossil_giantthoropoda_rarex2
1310:00$4,000,0003

Synthesis

Eggs1 - 1
Requirements (Genetics)13
Scientists (Max)3
Duration03:20
Cost$1,006,000

Incubation

Requirements (Welfare)13
Scientists (Max)3
Duration10:00
Cost$2,012,000

Genome Trait Chances

Genetic Mods (Max)8
Thirst-50%Thirsty
Tolerance-75%Intolerant
Habituation5%Docile
Aggression-50%Aggressive
Nocturnal20%Nocturnal
Defence25%Defensive

Disease

ImmuneNone
SusceptibleNone

Description

Spinosaurus is a genus of carnivorous dinosaur native to North Africa, and lived around 95m years ago during the Late Cretaceous period. Its name translates to ‘spine lizard’, in reference to the long spines on its back vertebrae that form a sail, which researchers believe helps Spinosaurus to regulate its temperature. At around 15m in length and up to four tons in weight, Spinosaurus is one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs to have existed.

Discovery

The first Spinosaurus remains were discovered in 1912 by Austrian fossil collector Richard Markgraf, when he uncovered a partial skeleton in the Bahariya Formation, Egypt consisting of ribs, vertebrae and multiple spines that grew up to 1.65m long. Three years later, German paleontologist Ernst Stromer confirmed Markgraf’s find as a new genus

Paleoecology

Spinosaurus remains have mainly been found across northern Africa, although fossils have been unearthed as far south as Kenya. It is believed that Spinosaurus preferred a warm, humid climate, and tended to live near swamps and marshes, preying on crocodiles, fish and even pterosaurs.

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