15 Remains of Dinosaurs Found in India

India was once a home for gigantic creatures like dinosaurs that used to roam across India and Madagascar. Fossil Parks in India still has preserved skeleton of some of the giant dinosaurs like Barapasaurus,Indosaurus and  recently found Ichthyosaur in Gujarat.

Ichthyosaur skeleton is the newly found fossil of Jurassic Sea Monster found outside of the village of Gujarat. The newfound fossil is its kind ever found in India and named as Indian ichthyosaur.

Alwalkeria

Alwalkeria dinosaurs are small omnivore and the fossils were found in southern India.

Barapasaurus

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Barapasaurus from Kota formation was found in in Nalgonda district of Telangana. The fossil are now part of the Geological Museum of the ISI.

Bruhathkayosaurus

Bruhathkayosaurus dinosaur were the largest dinosaur and the remains found in India, recovered from the rocks in the Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu.

Compsosuchus

Compsosuchus dinosaur were like crocodile, lived in India during the Late Cretaceous.

Dandakosaurus

Dandakosaurus fossil were found from Andhra Pradesh.

Indosaurus

Indosaurus lizard dinosaur fossil evidence found in Jabalpur, they used to live in India approximately 69 million years ago.

Jainosaurus

Jainosaurus was a very large titanosaurian dinosaur of India and the remains are at Geological Survey of India at Calcutta.

Kotasaurus

Kotasaurus from the Kota Formation of Telangana is only known species of Kotasaurus.

Pradhania

Pradhania dinosaur were from Upper Dharmaram Formation of India.

Isisaurus

Isisaurus genus of dinosaur in the Lameta Formation of India were found near Warora in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra.

Jaklapallisaurus

Jaklapallisaurus dinosaur were found from the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Nambalia

Nambalia dinosaur were from the Upper Maleri Formation, known from the holotype and found from Andhra Pradesh.

Rajasaurus

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Rajasaurus dinosaur remains were excavated from the Narmada river valley of Gujarat as well as from upriver region of the Narmada at Jabalpur.

Rahiolisaurus

Rahiolisaurus dinosaur were existed in India and shares many similarities with Rajasaurus.

Titanosaurus

Titanosaurus are Godzilla lizard from the Lameta Formation of India.

Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park

Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park in Ahmedabad Gujarat is one of the largest dinosaur fossil excavation site and only dinosaur museum in India. The park is also second largest hatchery of dinosaur eggs in the world and regarded as India’s Jurrasic Park.

Shivalik Fossil Park in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh is another most famous National Geo heritage Monument of India and display the fossil of large extinct mammals existed in India such as giant cryptodiran turtle, large crocodiles and extinct tusks of elephants.