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Re: Question concerning Brachiosaurus and Ultrasaurus
On Sat, 13 Jan 1996, Klaus Richter wrote:
> Ultrasaurus looks like a huge Brachiosaurus.
> And if I take a look to the leg reconstructed by Jensen, it looks like
> a huge leg of Brachiosaurus, there's almost no difference between Jensen's
> leg and the leg of the Berlin Brachiosaurus.
> For me - I'm not a palaeontologist, maybe there are differences between
> both dinosaurs - these animals should have one name - Ultrasaurus or
> Brachiosaurus. What's the actual discussion about it (if there's one)?
> Klaus Richter
> Universitaet des Saarlandes
> Geb. 16, Zi. 2.35
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Many people, myself included, think _Ultrasauros_ (it had to be renamed
after a dinosaur from Korea took the name _Ultrasaurus_) is a
particularly big species of _Brachiosaurus_.
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA, USA