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, [Gr.,=deceptive lizard], quadruped saurischian dinosaur, estimated to be from 70 to 90 ft (21 to 27 m) in length and to weigh up to 30 tons (27 metric tons). The similar dinosaur formerly called Brontosaurus [Gr.
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, brontosaur
any very large herbivorous quadrupedal dinosaur of the genus Apatosaurus, common in North America during Jurassic times, having a long neck and long tail: suborder Sauropoda (sauropods)
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Marsh is arguably the best known, for his fossil-collecting rivalry with Edward Drinker Cope (the infamous Bone Wars) and as the discoverer (or describer) of Stegosaurus, Brontosaurus, Triceratops and Allosaurus, to name a few.
Indeed, beyond the office computer categorized as "Jurassic era" with its "Brontosaurus egg" monitor, Bailey throws out word choices that might stretch imaginations just a bit.
Ever since Wilma Flintstone first tucked a Brontosaurus bone into her bun, humans have been using animal parts as adornments.
Its pelvis is reminiscent of ornithischian dinosaurs with beaks, like Stegosaurus, and its wide, four-toed hind feet are similar to those of the massive, "lizard-footed" sauropods like Brontosaurus.
The savage and large-headed T-Rex, and the long-necked, plant-eating Brontosaurus.
A few months later, I brought him a small toy Brontosaurus from a road trip, to which he declared, "It looks like a Brachiosaurus." I corrected him by showing him the product packaging, which clearly showed the dinosaur was a Brontosaurus.
Lesser-seen gems also get an airing, including the argument sketch and Anne Elk, with her theory on the brontosaurus.
These are sideways footprints made by the Apatosaurus, once known as the Brontosaurus. You will also see dinosaur bone fossils in the rock.