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Leeds Jurassic Trail

Brachiosaurus

Merrion Centre

A gentle giant, Brachiosaurus had a huge neck and small head, ideal for feasting on the leaves of tall tree-like plants. It moved about slowly on four legs and as it couldn’t run, it’s thought its size helped scared off fierce predators from attacking.

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Pronunciation

BRAK-ee-oh-sore-us

TYPE OF DINOSAUR

Sauropod

DIET

Herbivorous

Teeth

For stripping vegetation with no chewing mechanism

FOOD

Vegetation from tall trees

How It Moved

Quadrupedal

When it lived

155-140 million years ago

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