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A large herbivorous prosauropod dinosaur of the genus Plateosaurus of the Triassic Period, having a long neck and tail and a small head with leaf-shaped teeth.

[New Latin, genus name : Greek platus, plate-, wide, broad, flat (from the broad, robust nature of the bones of the type specimen ); see plat- in Indo-European roots + Greek sauros, lizard.]
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The exhibition has some spectacular casts, including a six-metre long Plateosaur skeleton, a T-Rex skull and a Triceratops skull, plus real fossils over100m years old.
It seems to be a heavy-boned animal resembling a plateosaur, but there are.