Brontosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Wyoming, Colorado and Wyoming.

Quick facts about Brontosaurus:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to Tithonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 21 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Brontosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. F. Osborn. 1904. Fossil wonders of the west. The dinosaurs of the Bone-Cabin Quarry, being the first description of the greatest "find" of extinct animals ever made. Century Magazine 68:680-694
  • R. T. Bakker. 1998. Dinosaur mid-life crisis: the Jurassic-Cretaceous transition in Wyoming and Colorado. In S. G. Lucas, J. I. Kirkland, and J. W. Estep (eds.), Lower and Middle Cretaceous Terrestrial Ecosystems, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 14:67-77
  • J. W. Stovall. 1938. The Morrison of Oklahoma and its dinosaurs. Journal of Geology 46:583-600