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Re: British Museum scale plastic models



> Anyone remember those?

Yes, I have a few. They are still sold in many museum shops IIRC.

> And they were in solid plastic and color, and perfect for doing weight
> measuring.

The *Iguanodon* is certainly not perfect for weight measuring -- it's
bloated and has all kinds of relief on the skin (folds, a crest of
triangular spines on the midline) that add extra volume. It's directly
modelled after Dollo's reconstruction. The *Scelidosaurus* suffers from
similar problems; it isn't bloated IMHO, but it sprawls and drags its tail.
The "*Stenonychosaurus*" is very good though, it only lacks the sickle claws
and has wrong hands.