Ampelosaurus || CollectA

Type: Figurines

Ampelosaurus by CollectA is a fabulous dinosaur figurine. Unleash the awe-inspiring world of dinosaurs with our meticulously crafted Ampelosaurus by CollectA. Ampelosaurus, a fascinating sauropod, is renowned for its long neck and robust, solid legs, making it a standout among prehistoric creatures. This impressive dinosaur lived in a diverse ecosystem alongside numerous animals, as evidenced by the discovery of over 8500 specimens, including gastropods, bivalves, crocodiles, other sauropods, plants, and invertebrates.

Designed by CollectA, this Ampelosaurus figurine captures the essence of these majestic giants with exceptional detail and realism. CollectA is celebrated for creating beautiful and lifelike figurines that not only inspire children's imaginations but also enrich their natural play experiences. Part of the esteemed Age of the Dinosaurs collection, this figurine is perfect for young paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.

Crafted from high-quality, durable plastic, this Ampelosaurus figurine is built to withstand endless adventures. Its realistic design and attention to detail make it a fantastic educational tool, encouraging children to learn about the fascinating world of dinosaurs while engaging in imaginative play.


  • Measures: This life-like figurine measures 21cm x 6cm
  • Realistic Design: Captures the authentic look of the Ampelosaurus with meticulous attention to detail.
  • High-Quality Material: Made from durable, safe plastic for long-lasting play.
  • Educational Value: Encourages learning about prehistoric life and natural history.
  • Part of a Collection: Belongs to CollectA’s renowned Age of the Dinosaurs collection.
  • Inspires Imagination: Perfect for sparking creativity and imaginative play in children.

Bring the prehistoric era to life with the Ampelosaurus Dinosaur Figurine from CollectA, and let your child's imagination roam with these magnificent creatures of the past.

    A few fun facts about Ampelosaurus:

    Ampelosaurus was a fascinating dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period. Here are some fun facts about Ampelosaurus:

    1. Name Meaning: The name Ampelosaurus means "vine lizard," derived from the Greek words "ampelos" (vine) and "sauros" (lizard), possibly referring to the discovery site near a vineyard in France.

    2. Size: Ampelosaurus was a large sauropod dinosaur, reaching lengths of up to 50 feet (15 meters) and weights of several tons. It had a long neck, a small head, and a long tail, typical of sauropods.

    3. Fossil Discoveries: Fossils of Ampelosaurus have been found in France, Spain, Portugal, and Hungary, making it one of the best-known dinosaurs from Europe.

    4. Diet: As a sauropod dinosaur, Ampelosaurus was a herbivore, feeding on plants such as ferns, cycads, and conifers. Its long neck and small head were adaptations for browsing vegetation at various heights.

    5. Sauropod Characteristics: Ampelosaurus belonged to the sauropod group of dinosaurs, characterized by their long necks, small heads, massive bodies, and four-legged stance. They were among the largest animals to have ever lived on land.

    6. Armor Plates: Some species of Ampelosaurus had bony armor plates embedded in their skin, known as osteoderms. These plates provided protection against predators and may have also helped regulate body temperature.

    7. Social Behavior: Like other sauropod dinosaurs, Ampelosaurus may have lived in herds or groups for protection against predators and foraging efficiency. Fossilized trackways containing multiple individuals suggest social behavior.

    8. Extinction: Ampelosaurus lived during the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 70 to 66 million years ago. It became extinct at the end of the Cretaceous period, along with many other dinosaur species, possibly due to environmental changes and the impact of a meteorite.

    9. Taxonomic Classification: Ampelosaurus is classified within the family Titanosauridae, a diverse group of sauropod dinosaurs known for their large size and wide distribution during the Late Cretaceous period.

    10. Scientific Study: Fossils of Ampelosaurus have provided valuable insights into the diversity and evolution of sauropod dinosaurs in Europe during the Late Cretaceous period. Studies of its anatomy, behavior, and ecology have contributed to our understanding of dinosaur biology.

      CollectA  is one of the world's largest toy figurine manufacturers.

      CollectA’s mission is to build “a natural world in miniature" for collectors, young and old alike.  CollectA has been producing their true to life miniature animals and dinosaurs for over 13 years. They are one of the largest makers of toy animal figurines worldwide. 

      All of their products have been individually handcrafted to the highest standards in design, sculpture, painting and most importantly, manufacture.  All CollectA animals have been tested to ensure they meet the highest of safety standards.

      CollectA is one of the world’s largest manufacturer of toy animal replicas and Sticks & Stones Education is proud to share this brand in Australia. This range of product which are of the highest quality in both sculpture and painting.

      The CollectA figurines are used in role play for educational purposes and fosters an ever increasing awareness of endangered species, a consciousness of environmental protection and ultimately having a benefit for the animals they represent.

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      CollectA miniatures are so realistic and can can be used in open-ended and small world play. They bring nature an history to life for young children and nurture a love of nature.

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