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RE: Tenontosaurus with Head



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Tracy Ford
>
> This isn't the first Tenotosaurus with a head. If you watch the
> beginning of
> Jurassic Park in the back ground is a skeleton of a Tenotosaurus (well at
> least that is what Matt Smith told me). I have seen the specimen at his
> shop/museum.
> Tracy
>
I think they are saying that this is the first Tenontosaurus with an
uncrushed, well-preserved head.  (The AMNH head, for example, while
relatively complete is flattened).

                Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                Vertebrate Paleontologist
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