Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: AL-uh-mo-SAWR-us
- Translation: Alamo Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Titanosauridae
- Height: 28 feet (8.5 meters)
- Weight: 60,000 lbs (27,216 kg)
- Length: 69 feet (21 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Found in New Mexico, Texas and Utah, Alamosaurus is North America'sonly titanosaurid and one of the last sauropods living at the end of theAge of Dinosaurs. It may have come to North America from South Americawhere sauropods, titanosaurs in particular, remained abundant throughoutthe Cretaceous Period. Although its name suggests an event in Texas history,Alamosaurus was named for the Ojo Alamo trading post in New Mexico.