Brachiosaurus pronounced Brack-ee-owe-sore-us
Means: Arm lizard
Period: Late Jurassic - 156 million years ago
Where: USA (Colorado), Africa (Tanzania) and Europe (Portugal)
The Brachiosaurus is one of the tallest and largest dinosaurs found so far.
The weight of Brachiosaurus has been estimated between 30 and 45 tonnes and its length is believed to have been around 26 metres.
But Brachiosaurus still has nothing on the largest animal to have ever lived on Earth – The blue whale measures in at a whopping 30 metres long and up to 200 tonnes!
- Least Concern
- Near Threatened
- Critically Endangered
- Extinct in the Wild