Sauropods are the lizard-footed infraorder of Saurischian “dynasty” of dinosaurs. They appeared in late Turassic period and were widespread till late Jurassic. Complete bones were never found and much about the dinosaurs has been known with the bits and pieces of its bones. Learn more about the giant dinosaurs by reading some interesting facts below.
Most sauropods grew up as long as 20 to 110 feet and weighed of 30 to 100 tons. Biggest sauropod and largest known dinosaur was Amphicoelias. It was roughly 200 feet long.
3. Considered Water Dinosaurs
4. Long Necks
Their long necks made it easier for them to fend food from the top of trees without moving their bodies. That’s how they conserved energy.
6. Food! Food! Food!
7. Air Sacs Saved The Day
9. While Growing Up
Sauropods could double up their weight in five days after opening their eyes to the world. They grew to be 10,000 times heavier by the time they reached 30 years of existence. Imagine humans growing up that fast! Eternal Dieting!!!!!!!!!
10. Fossil is Cosmopolitan!