Barapasaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited India. Its fossils have been found in places such as Telangana (India).

Quick facts about Barapasaurus:

  • Existed from Sinemurian Age to Pliensbachian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Barapasaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Barapasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • S. L. Jain and T. S. Kutty. 1975. The sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Jurassic Kota Formation of India. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 188:221-228
  • S. Bandyopadhyay and D. D. Gillette. 2010. Osteology of Barapasaurus tagorei (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Early Jurassic of India. Palaeontology 53(3):533-569