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A brontosaurus (pronounced: /brɑːntˈsɑːrʌsbran-to-SAR-us[4] about this audio file listen), also known as Thunderbeast[5][6], was a massive quadruped dinosaur.[1]

Description[]

Brontosauruses were so large that most predators did not dare attack them.[1]

Behavior[]

These animals were not aggressive. They calmly lumbered through the jungles ignoring smaller creatures.[7]

Combat[]

Brontosauruses only fought in self-defense. If necessary, they could stomp enemies and hit them with their enormous tails, which were powerful enough to even kill smaller predators.[1]

Ecology[]

Brontosauruses were common to the jungles of Chult, near swamp areas and rivers.[7] They were also known to have once roamed the lands of the North and some shamans of the Thunderbeast tribe claimed that they could still be found living within the High Forest.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mike Mearls, et al. (November 2016). Volo's Guide to Monsters. Edited by Jeremy Crawford, et al. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 139. ISBN 978-0786966011.
  2. David Cook, Steve Winter, and Jon Pickens (1989). Monstrous Compendium Volume Three Forgotten Realms Appendix (MC3). (TSR, Inc), p. 21. ISBN 0-88038-769-6.
  3. Gary Gygax (December 1977). Monster Manual, 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 24. ISBN 0-9356-9600-8.
  4. Frank Mentzer (January 1985). “Ay pronunseeAYshun gyd”. In Kim Mohan ed. Dragon #93 (TSR, Inc.), p. 25.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jennell Jaquays (1988). The Savage Frontier. (TSR, Inc), p. 25. ISBN 0-88038-593-6.
  6. Murray J.D. Leeder (January 2006). Son of Thunder. (Wizards of the Coast), p. {{{320}}}. ISBN 0-7869-3960-5.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Christopher Perkins, Will Doyle, Steve Winter (September 19, 2017). Tomb of Annihilation. Edited by Michele Carter, Scott Fitzgerald Gray. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 194, 197. ISBN 978-0-7869-6610-3.

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