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Brachiosaurus altithorax

Dinosaur: Brachiosaurus altithorax

Type: Sauropod

Length*: 26.5 m 86.9 ft
Weight*: 50 tons 110,229 lb
*The largest known specimen

ESR: 3 / 4 (estimated size reliability)


Material: Partial skeleton, referred other specimens also skull material.
References: Taylor, M.P. (2009) "A re-evaluation of Brachiosaurus altithorax Riggs 1903 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) and its generic separation from Giraffatitan brancai (Janensch 1914)". Mannion, P.D., Upchurch, P., Barnes, R.N. & Mateus, O. (2013) "Osteology of the Late Jurassic Portuguese sauropod dinosaur Lusotitan atalaiensis (Macronaria) and the evolutionary history of basal titanosauriforms".


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