Few lines on Diplodocus – Dinosaur

Few lines on Diplodocus – Dinosaur


  • The Diplodocus had a fat body with short, column-like legs.
  • It had an extremely long neck, and a very long, whip-like tail. 
  • In fact, they had the longest tail of any animal on earth.
  • They had a small head and a tiny brain. 
  • Their head even had a hole in it. 
  • It weighed probably between 10,000 to 20,000 kilograms much lighter than many other large dinosaurs.

Food Habits:

  • The Diplodocus ate only plants, using its blunt teeth, which helped it to strip foliage. 
  • It mostly fed on conifers but may also have fed on seed ferns, ferns, club mosses and horsetails. 
  • They were herbivores.
  • Scientists have found that Diplodocuses lived in groups. 
  • This protected them from predator dinosaurs. 

Other Information: 

  • Diplodocuses also traveled in herds, migrating from one place to another once they had cleared an area of all vegetation.
  • They lived for up to 100years.
  • Diplodocus were large sauropods which lived in the Western United States during the Jurassic Period 150million years ago.
  • They grew around 27metres long and 14metres tall.

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