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Ancient Greek μαία ‎(maía, caring mother) + σαύρα ‎(saúra, lizard); there is evidence that they nurtured their young in the nest.

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Maiasaura f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hadrosauridae—large duck-billed dinosaurs of North America that lived in the Campanian period.

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