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Re: The Name Game?



 From: Tracy Monaghan <monaghan@cac.washington.edu>
 > > 
 > > Brontosaurus -> Apatosaurus
 > 
 > So, what's a Brachiosaur?

That is a distinct type, related to, but different than Apatosaurus.
It is taller, MUCH heavier, and has a dome on the top of its head for
its nostrils.  Also, its front legs are longer than its back legs.

[Apatosaurus is mid-sized for a sauropod, with particularly short
front legs].

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