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Barapasaurus

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Barapasaurus was a primitive but very large sauropod.

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Pronounced
Bar-rap-oh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
big leg lizard
Length
  14m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(185 - 170 million years ago)
Found in
India

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Cetiosauridae, Barapasaurus
Named by
Jain, Kutty, Roy-Chowdhury and Chatterjee (1975)
Type species
tagorei