Aardonyx is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur.It lived in Africa,during the Jurassic Period.Its name means earth claw.
Aardonyx celestae Csotonyi Bonnan


Aardonyx was similar to other prosauropod dinosaurs.It had a long neck,a long tail and walked on two muscular legs bou could stand on four to graze on low growing-vegetation.It shares some attributes with giant,quadrupedal sauropods such as Apatosaurus and Diplodocus.Aardonys was a herbivore and ate plants like cycads,ferns and leafs.It measured up to 1.2 meters long,and weighed 2 tonnes.Aardonyx celestae was named after Celeste Yates,who prepared much of the known fossil material of the species.