apatosaur apatosaur

Definition(s):

  • (n) huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic

News

  1. Missing dino piece discovered

    The specimen, nicknamed Kevin, is the first Apatosaurus ajax muzzle ever found, and the discovery is likely to help paleontologists understand how A. ajax is related to other Apatosaurus kin, said Matthew Mossbrucker, the director of the Morrison Natural History Museum in Morrison, Colo., and the paleontologist who first identified the bones.
    on November 14, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. Missing Piece of Long-Neck Dinosaur Finally Discovered

    DENVER — A small roadside quarry west of Denver, site of some of the infamous "Bone Wars" of the 19th century, has revealed a new treasure: the snout of the long-necked dinosaur Apatosaurus ajax. The specimen, nicknamed Kevin, is the first Apatosaurus ajax muzzle ever found, and the discovery is likely to help paleontologists understand how A. ajax is related to other Apatosaurus kin, said ...
    on November 13, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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