With its dagger-like teeth, the formidable Allosaurus
lived during the late Jurassic period, and was one of the largest killing machines of its time.
A Brachiosaurus | |outside the Walker Art Gallery An Allosaurus
stop | |around at the Pier Head An Allosaurus
, Suchomimus, | |Saichania, Carnotaurus and Velociraptor at the Pier Head
Meanwhile, the Allosaurus
would have preyed on large herbivores and had dozens of large, sharp teeth.
fossil contains a circular hole in its pelvis flanked by a well-preserved, fist-sized abscess where the infected wound spread.
It is one of many Allosaurus
fossils uncovered in the Morrison Formation of North America.
Rex, Stegosaurus, Diplodocus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, and Allosaurus
Finding another (Torvosaurus) species in Portugal is pretty cool, because this is additional evidence that shows a similarity in Jurassic dinousarus in Europe and in North America," adding to finds of a stegasaurus and an allosaurus
in both the US West and Portugal, said Ken Carpenter, paleontologist at Utah State University.
I remember thinking the Allosaurus
was like a T rex, except that its arms were a bit bigger.
It's proof that ancient history--really, really ancient history--is anything but boring, as the route leads you through one of the most fossil-rich regions in the world, former home to titans like Allosaurus
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.
In the Sutton Building, for example, users can touch and rotate a stainless steel cast of a Utah-native Allosaurus
skull to understand the skeleton's features or run a magnet over an ironstone slab to determine which minerals are magnetic.
Take a journey with renowned paleontologist Chris McGowan as he examines species from Allosaurus