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RE: Seeking old T. rex skeleton photo
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> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to find an old photo that I swear I've seen.
> It's an in-progress shot of the mounting of an old-style, upright T. rex
> skeleton, possibly at the AMNH. All I clearly remember
> the skull is in place but the lower jaw is not.
> I've tried the AMNH photo library, but it's not there.
> Ring a bell with anyone? Thanks,
Grant, I'm cc:ing this to the VRTPALEO list to increase possible hits.
Yes, know exactly the photo to which you refer. It is AMNH 5027. But I can't
find a copy of it either, so if any can point us to it
that would be great.
I *think* it was redrawn for one of the classic mid-century kid's dinosaur
books (Big Golden Book or the like).
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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