Dinosaur deposits of Niger

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The Dinosaur Deposits of Niger can be found in the Agadez Region, Tchirozérine Department, of Niger.

Site description[edit]

The isolated area of dinosaur deposits in Agadez Region consists of well-preserved skeletons over a wide area.

Vertebrates found[edit]

Suchomimus tenerensis
  1. Sarcosuchus imperator
  2. Ouranosaurus nigeriensis
  3. Afrovenator abakensis
  4. Suchomimus tenerensis
  5. Jobaria tiguidensis

World Heritage Status[edit]

This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on May 26, 2006, in the Mixed (Cultural + Natural) category.[1]



Gisements des dinosauriens - UNESCO World Heritage Centre Retrieved 2009-03-03.