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bra·chi·o·sau·rus

 (brā′kē-ə-sôr′əs, brăk′ē-)
n.
A large brachiosaurid dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus of the Jurassic Period, with the nostrils and eyes set high up on the head. Also called brachiosaur.

[New Latin Brāchiosaurus, genus name : Latin brācchium, arm; see brachium + Greek sauros, lizard.]

brachiosaurus

(ˌbreɪkɪəˈsɔːrəs; ˌbræk-)
n
(Animals) a dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus, up to 30 metres long: the largest land animal ever known. See also sauropod

bra·chi·o·sau·rus

(brā′kē-ə-sôr′əs) or bra·chi·o·saur (brā′kē-ə-sôr′)
Plural brachiosauri or brachiosaurs
A massive sauropod dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. It had forelegs that were longer than its hind legs, and nostrils on top of its head.
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This dinosaur became widespread in the late Jurassic period, along with other similar creatures like the Brachiosaurus, Brontosaurus and Diplodocus.
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Brachiosaurus The brachiosaurus is one of the tallest animals to ever grace planet Earth - standing at an estimated 12 metres tall.
The largest of them, the Brachiosaurus, is 11 metres tall and 17 metres from nose to tail.
The affection shown by a mother Brachiosaurus (the one with the neck) to its young offspring drew cries of joy from adults and children alike, cries that later turned to gasps when faced with the mighty T-Rex (the one with the teeth).
The largest of the creatures, the Brachiosaurus, was fully 11 metres tall and 17 metres from nose to tail.