Camarasaurus


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Camarasaurus

[‚ka·mə·rə′sȯr·əs]
(paleontology)
A herbivorous sauropod dinosaur, 60-feet (18 meters) long and weighing 20 tons, from the Late Jurassic Period that had a very long neck and tail.
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Camarasaurus had up to three "baby teeth" lined up in each tooth socket, and replaced about one tooth every 62 days.
It dwarfed the Tyrannosaurus Rex which stood at just 20ft tall and its competitors for food would have been the Camarasaurus (15ft tall) and the Supersaurus (60ft tall but much lighter in weight).
Herds of gentle long-necked dinosaurs called Camarasaurus may have thundered across what is now Ashley's school playground in search of water and the lush green plants they ate by the ton.
There's Spike, the pentaceratops, and Alberta, the albertosaurus, life-size sculptures who stand guard at the front of the museum; inside, there's a life-size skeleton of an allosaurus and a camarasaurus - and the left leg of a brachiosaurus.
The centerpiece of the museum's Hall of Dinaosaurs is a large oval sandbox filled with standing and reclining skeletons of dinosaurs known as Allosaurus, Camarasaurus, Camptosaurus, and Stegosaurus.
Fuzzy slippers and plush toys that don't have sound chips or sensors have become wants of the past and have been replaced by coveted items like PLEO[TM] the Camarasaurus and a vast array of robotics, electronics and high tech dazzlers.
Fricke and his colleagues pursued his seasonal migration theory by studying chemical variations in the teeth of the sauropod Camarasaurus.
They believed that the Camarasaurus dinosaurs would have spent summers in a flood plain lapping up water, and then during the dry season would have headed for the hills where they could find food and ready supplies of water, the Daily Mail reported.
UGOBE's Pleo (DEMO 2006), the charming animated camarasaurus robot, and its creator Caleb Chung, received impressive coverage in Business 2.
Apatosaurus, Camarasaurus, Allosaurus--their remains, preserved in sedimentary rock, have made these Utah-Colorado borderlands one of the most important fossil grounds in North America.
Ugobe's first Designer Life Form, Pleo, is modeled after a one-week-old camarasaurus sauropod, or longneck dinosaur, and incorporates basic traits of autonomous life.
Camarasaurus, a large herbivorous sauropod with peglike teeth, probably had fleshy cheeks that could forma seal and hold a mouthful of vegetation.

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