Brachiosaurus Hand


Brachiosaurus
Hand fossil
Pronunciation: BRAK-ee-oh-sore-us
Image By: Isaac T Valdez


This front leg of Brachiosaurus is 20 feet (6 meters) tall. It is a replica of a real fossil found in Colorado. 

The biggest dinosaurs walked on their tiptoes. Like modern-day elephants, dinosaurs had a large fleshy pad that absorbed their great weight; the toes encircle this pad.