Giraffatitan, I think everyone intuit the meaning of the name: Giraffe Titan. This sauropod be at least elongated. For a long time was considered a Brachiosaurus, a prehistoric animal considering for years the largest of all terrestrial dinosaurs. In fact, Wikipedia definitions and descriptions for Giraffatitan Braquiosaurus and is the same.

The only species of the genus is called brancai Giraffatitan measured 25 meters long and 13 tall. That means you could poke your head perfectly by a fourth floor window. And its weight is estimated at 37 tonnes maximum

Unlike other sauropods, had a constitution similar to that of current giraffes with long forelimbs and a long neck, which probably used to feed in the tops of the trees had spatulate teeth very suitable for diet . His skull has many holes, probably to reduce their weight to be a neck support 10 meters long.

The similarities with other sauropods ranging from a small brain compared to his body and he was a vegetarian who ate hundreds of pounds of conifers, ferns, horsetails and ginkgo or bennetites.

He lived in the Upper Jurassic in what is now Africa.

Triceratops vs T-rex.

The legendary battle between Triceratops and T. Rex, maybe a little classic, this confrontation itself may have occurred in antiquity, in reality, and this gives a particularly morbid.

In old movies, in books for children and television shows have used this resource, this battle, as an incentive to attract attention, create suspense and tension. In some cases, the T. Rex killed the Triceratops and in other cases it was the other way around ... But in reality ... Who would win both?

This video is a movie made in 1925, was called Lost World. The Triceratops was heavy, slow and with horns that seem to exceed 50 cm. But it was not.


Lengths up to 10 meters long (30 ft).
Weight: up to 12 tons (26.000 lb).
Horn of 1 meter length each. (3 ft)
Height: up to 3 meters. (9 ft)
Speed ​​of 35 km / h


Lengths up to 13 meters long. (40 ft)
Weight: 10 tons. (20.000 lb)
Height: 4 meters. (12 ft)
Mouth with a strong bite.
Speed ​​40 km / h.


There are many things to consider. The powerful bite of T. rex and its poisonous saliva, and its form of attack. The speed of Triceratops that if envistiera to 35 km / h, could go through with his horn the body of T. Rex. The robustness of the body and a collar bone that covered his neck and massive head 2 meters of the Triceratops.
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