Brachiosaurus vs. Brontosaurus

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A large herbivorous sauropod dinosaur, Brachiosaurus altithorax, which lived during the Jurassic period.


One of the largest land animals to ever walk the earth; a Brontosaurus.


Brachiosaurus () is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in North America during the Late Jurassic, about 154–153 million years ago. It was first described by American paleontologist Elmer S. Riggs in 1903 from fossils found in the Colorado River valley in western Colorado, United States.


A genus of large sauropod American dinosaurs of the jurassic era, or an individual of that genus. A length of sixty feet is believed to have been attained by these reptiles. The genus is also called Apatosaurus, and individuals of the genus are also called brontosaurs.


huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic


Brontosaurus (; meaning from Greek βροντή, brontē and σαῦρος, sauros ) is a genus of gigantic quadruped sauropod dinosaurs. Although the type species, B. excelsus, had long been considered a species of the closely related Apatosaurus, researchers proposed in 2015 that Brontosaurus is a genus separate from Apatosaurus and that it contains three species: B. excelsus, B. yahnahpin, and B. parvus.Brontosaurus had a long, thin neck and a small head adapted for a herbivorous lifestyle, a bulky, heavy torso, and a long, whip-like tail.

‘thunder lizard’; ‘thunder’; ‘lizard’;


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