Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: UL-truh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Ultra Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Brachiosauridae (not confirmed)
- Height: 53 feet (16 meters)
- Weight: 140,000 pounds (63,504 kg)
- Length: 100 feet (30.5 meters)
- Period: Late Jurassic
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Discovered in Colorado by dinosaur digger Jim Jensenof Brigham Young University, this extremely large dinosaur was formerly known as Ultrasaurus. The name was changed as it hadpreviously been claimed for a South Korean specimen. Ultrasauroshad an unusually small head that towered on a giraffe-like neck, a short tail for its size, and pillar-like legs. In fact, Ultrasauros mayhave been a very large Brachiosaurus.