Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: al-GO-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Algoa Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Weight: Period
- Length: 29.5 feet (9 meters)
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Known only from fragmentary remains found only in South Africa,Algoasaurus was probably less than half the size as Diplodocus. Discovered,as are so many dinosaurs, in a quarry, Algoasaurus suffered the indignityof having most of its skeleton, unrecognized by the quarrymen, pulverizedto make brick.