sauropod dinosaur


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Noun1.sauropod dinosaur - very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs; largest known land animal
saurischian, saurischian dinosaur - herbivorous or carnivorous dinosaur having a three-pronged pelvis like that of a crocodile
Sauropoda, suborder Sauropoda - any of the sauropod dinosaurs
apatosaur, apatosaurus, Apatosaurus excelsus, brontosaur, brontosaurus, thunder lizard - huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic
barosaur, barosaurus - a dinosaur that could grow to be as tall as a building five stories tall
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the remains of an associated partial skeleton of a sauropod dinosaur.
2004): A new diplodocoid sauropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Montana, USA.
Perhaps, its most treasured item was a fossil bone of the Indian sauropod dinosaur, Barapasaurus tagorei.
In a study titled Downsizing a giant, the 85-feet long titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur or Dreadnoughtus, which was first estimated to be weighing around 60 tons, was reported to weigh only around 30 to 40 tons.
EXPERTS say they have identified Britain's oldest sauropod dinosaur from a fossil bone discovered on the North Yorkshire coast.
5kg egg; a sauropod dinosaur might be 50 times heavier than an adult ostrich but its eggs were only a little heavier than an ostrich egg.
Washington, May 15 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered a new sauropod dinosaur species, Leinkupal laticauda, in Argentina which may be the first record of a diplodocid from South America and the youngest record of Diplodocidae in the world.
Big government is indeed big, and like another big creature, the sauropod dinosaur, government has a primitive nervous system: Injured in the tail, that fact could take nearly a minute to be communicated to the sauropod brain.
The fossil, which is an upper foreleg, seems to be that of a bone of a sauropod dinosaur that walked on four legs like brachiosaurus.
So it is for many of the other 12 volunteers, drawn together by the opportunity to unearth `Elliot', a giant sauropod dinosaur that came to rest in this remote Mitchell grass plain near Winton, in outback Queensland, 95 million years ago.
Rhoetosaurus is perhaps the first of the truly large Sauropod dinosaur to appear anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere.