Isisaurus

Isisaurus

Pronunciation:
iss-ee-sore-us
Name meaning:
'ISI (Indian Statistical Institute) lizard'
Isisaurus
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 71-65 million years ago
Found in:
India

This dinosaur is the one most similar to modern-day giraffes. Fungus has been found in its poo!

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia
Named by:
Jain and Bandyopadhyay (1997)
Type species:
colberti
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