Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: buh-RAP-puh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Big Leg Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Vulcanodontidae
- Height: 25 feet (7.6 meters)
- Length: 60 feet (18.3 meters)
- Period: Early Jurassic
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Known from parts of over 300 individual specimensfound in India yet no skulls have been recovered. Barapasaurusis the oldest known sauropod certain to have been a sauropod,however; Vulcanodon may be older. While Barapasaurus gatheredin herds, as did many sauropods, it differed in that it hadcomparatively slender legs.