Brachiosaurus was one of the tallest and largest known dinosaurs. It had a long neck, small head, and relatively short, thick tail.

Other distinctive features include front-limbs that were longer than its hind-limbs and noticeably protruding nostrils at the top of its head.

Dino Facts

  • Pronounced: brack-ee-owe-sore-uss
  • Means: Arm lizard
  • Size: 70 ft (21 m)
  • Where: North America (Colorado, Utah)
  • When: Late Jurassic
  • Diet: Herbivorous