Camarasaurus


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Cam`a`ra`sau´rus


n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of gigantic American Jurassic dinosaurs, having large cavities in the bodies of the dorsal vertebræ.
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David Button of England's University of Bristol and colleagues took CT scans of the skulls of two sauropods: Camarasaurus (left) and Diplodocus.
However, in 1903 researchers determined that the Brontosaurus bones were actually the bones of an Apatosaurus dinosaur mistakenly coupled with the skull of a Camarasaurus dinosaur--and the researchers concluded that there was no such thing as a Brontosaurus dinosaur.
In this study, authors estimated tooth replacement rates in Diplodocus and Camarasaurus, two distantly related, different-looking sauropod dinosaurs of similar giant size.
Other stars of the show are animatronic models of the Protoceratops, Oviraptor, Velociraptor, Gallimimus, Camarasaurus and the earliest living bird, Archaeopteryx, as well as fossils of pterosaurs, pliosaurs and ammonites.
Other stars of the show include animatronic models of Protoceratops, Oviraptor, Velociraptor, Gallimimus, Camarasaurus and the earliest living bird, Archaeopteryx, as well as fossils of pterosaurs, pliosaurs and ammonites.
Yes, we may be talking about a Tarbosaurus, Oviraptor, Protoceratops, Velociraptor, Gallimimus and Camarasaurus - but let's, instead, say hello (and please don't get too close) to Zeek, Albert, Nel, Shirley, Sid and (everyone's favourite, it seems) Toby.
The two dinosaurs initially selected for study -- Brachiosaurus brancai and camarasaurus -- were close cousins of the massive plant-eating dinosaur known as the brontosaurus.
In addition to the mastodon, other 'residents' of the gallery will include Coelophysis, Phytosaur, Camarasaurus, Seymouria, Triassic specimens, Parasaurolophus T-Rex and Platybeladon.
Dental microwear on the teeth of Camarasaurus and Diplodicus: Implications for sauropod paleoecology.
Adopt this baby dinosaur called Pleo the Camarasaurus and it will develop its own personality, and follow you around showing joy, sorrow, anger and annoyance.
Pleo is a one-week old infant Camarasaurus from the Jurassic period.
In one museum, the head of a Camarasaurus (KAM-uh-ruhSAW-rus) was on the body of an Apatosaurus (uh-PAT-uh-SAW rus) for decades before the mistake was corrected.
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