Diplodocus (pronounced di-PLOD-uh-kus,meaning double beamed) was a huge, long-necked, whip-tailed, plant-eating sauropod dinosaur from the late Jurassic period , 155 to 145 million years ago. The type species is D. longus.
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- huge quadrupedal herbivore with long neck and tail
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a huge quadrupedal herbivore with long neck and tail; of late Jurassic in western North America
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gigantic dinosaurs found in North America as fossils from the Late Jurassic Period (159 million to 144 million years ago). Diplodocus is perhaps the ... [1 related articles]
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Diplodocus (diplod'ukus) [Gr., = double beam (or rafter)], immense quadruped herbivorous dinosaur found in the late Jurassic strata of the Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. It had a long whiplash tail and a small horselike head with nostrils placed high, just below and between the eyes. Highly placed...
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Diplodocus was a dinosaur of the family Diplodocids or the late Jurassic period. Remains of Diplodocus were first discovered in the 19th century, with more skeletons discovered around 1900 in the western USA. Diplodocus was a herbivore, about 27 metres long with a long neck - formed from fifteen vertebrae - and a long tail that was whip-like at the
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Plant-eating sauropod dinosaur that lived about 145 million years ago, the fossils of which have been found in the western USA. Up to 27 m/88 ft long, most of which was neck and tail, it weighed about 11 tonnes. It walked on four elephantine legs, had nostrils on top of the skull, and peglike teeth at the front of the mouth
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