Missing Piece of Long-Neck Dinosaur Finally Discovered
A small roadside quarry west of Denver, site of some of the infamous "Bone Wars" of the 19th century, has revealed a new treasure: the snout of the long-necked dinosaur Apatosaurus ajax.
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#1 Nov 12, 2013
Nice job... also reveals that Lakes' long-ago excavations were close to discovering yet another Apatosaur: Teeth found in Quarry 5 by Lakes were declared by Marsh in 1884 to belong to Diplodocus lacustris, another long-neck species. But those teeth, now held in Yale's collections, look just like Kevin's. In other words, Diplodocus lacustris didn't exist instead, Lakes found part of Kevin and missed the rest.
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