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a dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus, up to 30 metres long: the largest land animal ever known See also sauropod
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The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard

brachiosaurus (brā’kē-ə-sôr’əs) or brachiosaur
A very large sauropod dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus of the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. It had forelegs that were longer than its hind legs, and nostrils on top of its head.


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