plateosaurus


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plat·e·o·saur·us

 (plăt′ē-ō-sôr′əs)
n.
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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We begin in the Triassic period, and watch the first dinosaur of the night, the herbivore Plateosaurus, take on and defeat the carnivorous Liliensternus in a battle over the Plateosaurus babies.
The show includes the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the awesome Cretaceous period and the Brachiosaurus.
Ten species (17 dinosaurs) are represented from the creatures' entire 200,000,000-year reign, including Tyrannosaurus rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period, and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the Cretaceous period.
Plateosaurus and Archaeopteryx anchored the first two books, published in 2008.
The cast of dinosaurs thundering around tonight includes the Allosaurus, Torosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Stegosaurus, Li liensternus, Plateosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Velociraptors and, of course, the mighty and terrifying T-Rex.
The exhibition features some spectacular models, including a six metre long Plateosaurus skeleton, a T.
The show explores the science and technology behind the BBC award-winning TV series and also includes a Plateosaurus skeleton, a huge Triceratops skull and real fossils that are over 100 million years old.
But the stars of "Walking With Dinosaurs -- The Live Experience," those life-size replicas of the plateosaurus, liliensternus, stegosaurus, allosaurus, ornithocheirus, brachiosaurus, torosaurus, ankylosaurus, Utahraptor and Tyrannosaurus rex, come with an abundance of attitude
Our canton is not graced with a Matterhorn, but the Jura has fantastic fossils and a complete skeleton of a Plateosaurus in the Dinosaur Museum in Frick.
Iguanodon And Other Spiky-thumbed Plant-eaters (0761420-053) places Iguanodon in a class with others and comments on its predatory methods; Ornithomimus And Other Speedy 'Ostrich Dinosaurs' (0761420061) discusses dinos built for running; Therizinosaurus And Other Colossal-Clawed Plant-Eaters (076142007X) gives a dramatic focus on giant dino claws--something barely mentioned in other titles; Plateosaurus And Other Early Long-Necked Plant-Eaters (0761420088) focuses on dino long necks and their ability to eat tall plants; and Geratosaurus And Other Horned Meat-Eaters (0761420096) will delight kids who enjoy fierce dinos.
THE Plateosaurus was the largest creature ever to walk up-right on land.