Tag: sauropod

Episode 29 – First of the Four-Footed Giant Dinosaurs!

Ledumahadi and the first dinosaur giants The sauropod dinosaurs—the classic long-necks—included the largest land animal species that have ever lived. Throughout the Jurassic and Cretaceous, multiple families of sauropods achieved body masses over 50 tons: greater than any modern elephant and even exceeding the colossal indricothere rhinoceroses. Despite their incredible sizes, the sauropod dinosau …

Filed under: Africa, Giant, Jurassic, South Africa, dinosaur, prosauropod, sauropod

Episode 4 Field Guide: Giant Dinosaur Mysteries

This episode of Past Time explores the biggest animals ever to stand upon the Earth: the sauropod dinosaurs. Sauropods were the biggest animals to ever leave a footprint on the Earth. They were the size of whales, but didn’t have the luxury of water to help them support their bulk! The massive size of sauropod dinosaurs intrigued Dr. Michael D’Emic and he has been scrutinizing their bone structure …

Filed under: dinosaur, giant dinosaur, long neck, sauropod

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