Sauropods were a group of large plant-eaters with bulky bodies, small heads and very long necks and tails (kind of like a giraffe!). The biggest and least intelligent dinosaurs belonged to the sauropod family. Keep reading below for more dinosaur fun facts about the Sauropods!
- Even though Sauropods were massive, the heaviest brain was only believed to be about the size of an apple
- The smallest of the Sauropods was called the Europasaurus, it was only about the size of a bull
- When the first Sauropod skeletons were found, many scientists believed they lived under water
- Standing on the ground, the Sauroposeidon could have peered into the six-floor window of a building!
- A Sauropod that is often not heard of is the Mamenchisaurus, it was so huge that in order to survive it needed to eat 100,000 calories a day
- Sauropods walked the earth for a long time, for as many as 140 million years!
We hope you enjoyed these dinosaur fun facts, check back soon for part 3!!!