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Re: Copenhagen Mamenchisaurus
In a message dated 6/18/2004 9:16:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
< Aha! Very useful link, thanks. Comparing with my own photos of the
Copenhagen exhibit, I am pretty damned certain they are both cast from the same
original -- e.g. the cervicals are broken in the same way. So it looks like the
mystery of its species, at least, is resolved.>
See: http://www.cphpost.dk/get/77283.html - "Chinese dinosaur a hit in
<SNIP> "Mamenchisaurus literally means "Mamenxi lizard," and refers to the area
near Sichuan, China, where the first known fossilised specimen was uncovered in
1954 by Chinese paleontologist C.C. Young (Yang Zhong Jian)."
"The longneck is on loan from a museum in Ljubjana, Slovenia. All of the bones
and vertebra are made from fiberglas, but are direct copies of the 1954
Ljubjana is of course the site of the 2005 SVP meeting.