Brachiosaurus (History View)
Brachiosaurus was lived in 150 million years ago in mid Jurassic Period. Maximum fossils of this breed variety were found in North American Region. First Brachiosaurus fossils were found in Grand River Valley in Western Colorade in 1900. Till 1909 many Paleontologist find many fossils of this Arm Lizard Brachiosaurus in North America and Africa.
Body Facts and Figures
Head of Arm Lizard (Brachiosaurus) was smaller in size and neck is larger in length as like Giraffe and back portion is heavy with long front legs and short hind legs. They walked with four legs and head was small and skull had very loose attachment with rest of skeleton.
Diet of Brachiosaurus
This adult Sauropods had to eat up to 400 kgs or 880 pounds of dry matter in each day. This the herbivore variety of breed in the search of its meal it was wandered in high mountain ranges. teeth of this genus can only crush the vegetation/plants. Because of their long and straight neck, brachiosaurus preferred higher plants up to 4 m and more in height.There might be possibility that these sauropods ate lower vegetation also.
Arm Lizard (Homeothermic and Endothermic)
Brachiosaurus were the species, Homeothermic means took more time to warm up in sunlight and at night took more time to lessen the body temperature thus they maintained and regulated the body temperature at steady state. It was also Endothermic means controlling body temperature and it was warm blooded which was the responsible reason for its high metabolic rate. This breed had large nasal arch for genetically cooling the brain.
|Height||40-50 Feet (12-15 meter)|
Behaviour and Temperament
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