Brachiosaurus

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietHerbivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraLate Jurassic
FamilyBrachiosauridae
GenusBrachiosaurus
Bio GroupGiant Herbivore

Size

Height (m)12.4
Length (m)21.5
Weight (kg)56,000

Rating

Base Appeal285
Appeal (Per $1MM)356.3
Appeal (Per Hectare)115.8
Base Dominance167
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Appeal (Per Hectare)Base Dominance
Brachiosaurus
Median

Stats

Lifespan54 - 107
Resilience130
Attack77
Defence90
Medical Dart Resistance226
Sedative Resistance226
Poison Resistance250

Security

Security Rating4
ThreatNone
Dinosaur Send / SummonYes

Environmental Needs

Comfort50% , 70% , 90%
Open Space (m2)540016%
Forest (m2)1085032%
Water (m2)11003%
Tall Nut (m2)1620048%

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group1 - 2
Ideal Population0 - 25
Area Need Growth+20%
Likes
Liked By
Dislikes
Disliked By
Neutral
None
Fight
Hunt
Pack Hunt
Socialize

Behaviors are scripted in game files but are not guaranteed to happen. Dominance, territory, and traits determine whether they would actually fight.

Unlock requirements

Unlocked by retrieving the fossil from one of the following dig sites:

Dig SitesLocationsFossilsRequirements (Logistics)DurationCost
Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry ANorth AmericaUSAUtah
fossil_saurapoda_commonx2
fossil_saurapoda_uncommonx1
fossil_saurapoda_rarex1
705:30$480,000
Garden ParkNorth AmericaUSAColorado
fossil_saurapoda_commonx2
fossil_saurapoda_uncommonx2
fossil_saurapoda_rarex2
805:30$510,000
Morrison Formation CNorth AmericaUSAColorado
fossil_saurapoda_commonx1
fossil_saurapoda_uncommonx1
805:30$640,000
Broken Lignite J.L.Amber Mine Level 1North ShelfLate Jurassic
amber_saurapoda_commonx3
amber_saurapoda_uncommonx2
amber_saurapoda_rarex2
704:00$390,000
Soft Lignite J.L.Amber Mine Level 2West RiverbedLate Jurassic
amber_saurapoda_commonx2
amber_saurapoda_uncommonx2
amber_saurapoda_rarex1
704:00$390,000

Synthesis

Eggs1 - 2
Requirements (Genetics)8
Scientists (Max)3
Duration01:45
Cost$300,000

Incubation

Requirements (Welfare)8
Scientists (Max)3
Duration05:15
Cost$600,000

Genome Trait Chances

Genetic Mods (Max)6
Appetite50%Large Appetite
Resilience25%Sickly
Tolerance25%Tolerant
Habituation8.5%Docile
Nocturnal6%Nocturnal

Disease

ImmuneCommon Cold
SusceptibleBracken Poisoning

Description

Brachiosaurus is a genus of herbivorous sauropod and one of the largest dinosaurs to have lived, weighing in at over 50 tons. Thanks to its long neck, Brachiosaurus can feed on leaves from trees up to 12 meters high, eating up to 400kg of vegetation every day, while its vast size means any potential predators tend to steer clear.

Discovery

The first Brachiosaurus fossils were uncovered in 1900 in the Morrison Formation, Colorado, and credited to Elmer S. Riggs, a celebrated American paleontologist. At the time, Brachiosaurus was considered to be the biggest dinosaur ever to have existed, although larger specimens have been discovered since.

Paleoecology

The location of fossils found dates Brachiosaurus to the Late Jurassic period, around 140-150m years ago, and co-existed with many other dinosaurs including the notorious Allosaurus and Ceratosaurus. While Brachiosaurus mainly lived in the western United States, remains have been found as far away as Portugal and Tanzania.

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