Background information
Feature films Jurassic World
Short films
Feature firsts
Feature lasts
Television programs
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
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Performance model
Inspiration Apatosaurus from the novel of Jurassic Park and The Lost World
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality Slow, friendly
Appearance Large gray skin with dark blue striping and dark tan on its underbelly
Occupation Plant eaters
Goal To survive and not be eaten
Home Isla Nublar
Allies Each other, Gallimimus, Parasaurolophus, Ankylosaurus, Stegosaurus, Triceratops
Enemies Indominus rex
Likes Food, eating, water
Dislikes Being killed, dying, being injured, starvation, thirst
Powers and abilities
Fate Being killed by the Indominus rex




Apatosaurus was recreated by InGen for the Masrani Global Corporation's Jurassic World, their new dinosaur zoo. Apatosaurus has gray skin with dark blue striping and dark tan on its underbelly and portions of its face. Much like the cloned Brachiosaurus, it chewed its food unlike the original Apatosaurus

Their herds lives in the Gallimimus Valley, the Gyrosphere, and the Cretaceous Cruise, alongside Stegosaurus, Microceratus, and 100 other prehistoric species. Some of the juveniles also lived in the Gentle Giants Petting Zoo.


Jurassic WorldEdit

Isla Nublar Incident (2015)Edit

An Indominus rex attacked six Apatosaurus during her rampage, killing five and fatally injuring one. Owen Grady and Claire Dearing found these Apatosaurs and comforted the injured dinosaur, settling her down when she attempted to rise up, upon which she died peacefully. The death of such a harmless and docile creature caused Claire much sorrow, which was mixed with horror when they discovered the five dead ones. The discovery of these Apatosaurs made Owen realize that the Indominus was hunting for sport.

Possible Recreation Before Jurassic World?Edit

In The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Ian, Kelly Malcolm, and Sarah Harding pass through the rib cage of a large dinosaur. Some fans believe this to be Apatosaurus and they are supported by the fact that scene 145 of the film script mentions apatosaurs among the skeletal remains. Though the femur near the rib cage does match Apatosaurus, the script also mentions apatosaurs in scene 42 when the InGen Hunters were capturing dinosaurs for Peter Ludlow, when in the final film Mamenchisaurus appears instead. This makes the existence of Apatosaurs on Isla Sorna uncertain.

However, the inside of the Isla Nublar Field Lab has an x-ray of a skull of a member of Diplodocidae, the group of sauropods that Apatosaurus belongs to. Possibly hinting that Apatosaurs were indeed recreated before Masrani's dinosaur park Jurassic World.


Jurassic Park

1993-jurassic-park-poster1Media: Jurassic Park | The Lost World: Jurassic Park | Jurassic Park III | Jurassic World


Jurassic Park: Robert Muldoon | Donald Gennaro | Dr. Alan Grant | Ellie Sattler | John Hammond | Ian Malcolm | Mr. DNA | Tim Murphy | Lex Murphy | Velociraptor (The Big One, Kim and Randy) | Brachiosaurus | Parasaurolophus | Triceratops | Tyrannosaurus rex (Roberta) | Dilophosaurus | Gallimimus

The Lost World: Jurassic Park: Ian Malcolm | Sarah Harding | Roland Tembo | Peter Ludlow | Compsognathus | Gallimimus | Mamenchisaurus | Pachycephalosaurus (Friar Tuck) | Parasaurolophus (Elvis) | Pteranodon | Stegosaurus (Claire) | Tyrannosaurus rex (Tyrannosaur Buck, Tyrannosaur Doe and Junior) | Velociraptor

Jurassic Park III: Dr. Alan Grant | Paul Kirby | Amanda Kirby | Billy Brennan | Eric Kirby | Udesky | Cooper | Nash | Ellie Sattler | Mark Degler | Ben Hildebrand | Enrique Cardoso | Charlie Degler | Cheryl Logan | Hannah | Spinosaurus | Tyrannosaurus rex (Male T. rex) | Velociraptor | Triceratops | Stegosaurus | Parasaurolophus | Ankylosaurus | Pteranodon | Brachiosaurus | Corythosaurus | Ceratosaurus

Jurassic World: Owen Grady | Claire Dearing | Simon Masrani | Vic Hoskins | Gray Mitchell | Zach Mitchell | Gray Mitchell | Zach Mitchell | Lowery Cruthers | Barry | Henry Wu | Karen Mitchell | Vivian Krill | Katashi Hamada | Zara Young | Scott Mitchell | Nick | Mosasaurus Announcer | Leon | Jimmy Fallon | Hal Osterly | Zach's Girlfriend | Indominus rex | Tyrannosaurus rex (Roberta) | Velociraptor (Blue, Delta, Echo and Charlie) | Gallimimus | Apatosaurus | Triceratops | Stegosaurus | Parasaurolophus | Ankylosaurus | Pteranodon | Dimorphodon | Mosasaurus | Pachycephalosaurus | Triceratops


Songs: Flying Dreams

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