A Dinosaur was named after Rabindranath Tagore, Barapasaurus Tagorei, Brilliant Fact

A Dinosaur named Barapasaurus Tagorei is named after the famous poet Rabindranath Tagore. Barapasaurus or big-legged lizard is derived from bara’ or big while pa’ refers to the leg. Saurus is a Greek word that means lizard. While Tagorei’ in Barapasaurus Tagorei is in honor of the celebrated poet-author.

Barapasaurus tagorei was an 18 meter long & 7 tonne weigh #dinosaur which walked through India once. It was the first complete mounted dinosaur skeleton discovered in the 1960s at the Adilabad district of India.