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1095px-Burpee_-_Patchwork_T-Rex.JPG (1095×1024) - Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, Illinois, USA. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Tyrannosauroidea, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurinae, Tyrannosaurini. Auteur : Ben Jacobson (Kranar Drogin), 2008.

1095px-Burpee_-_Patchwork_T-Rex.JPG (1095×1024) - Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, Illinois, USA. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Tyrannosauroidea, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurinae, Tyrannosaurini. Auteur : Ben Jacobson (Kranar Drogin), 2008.

Stegosaurus 150 million years ago, Natural History Museum Dinosaur fossils collected from Como Bluff forever changed America’s museums   Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/101-Objects-that-Made-America-228072031.html#ixzz2iZp7QOZ8  Follow us: @Smithsonian Magazine on Twitter

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Stegosaurus 150 million years ago, Natural History Museum Dinosaur fossils collected from Como Bluff forever changed America’s museums

Postcard of preparator Adam Hermann with Diplodocus, Apatosaurus and Allosaurus hind limbs at the American Museum of Natural History.

Fossilized Dinosaur Bones give evidence that these giants at one time roamed this earth - -Postcard of preparator Adam Hermann with Diplodocus, Apatosaurus and Allosaurus hind limbs at the American Museum of Natural History.

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla)  Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla) Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Fossil of a dinosaur found in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado/Utah

History of the Earth: October Morrison Formation, named for the Morrison, Colorado, west of Denver, has been the most prolific source of Jurassic fossils in North America.

Megalodon Jaws by Houston Museum of Natural Science  Like the sharks of today, megalodon's teeth needed constant replacing. The ones up front were the business end of the mouth, while the ones in the back were ready to take a broken tooth's place.

Megalodon Jaws by Houston Museum of Natural Science Like the sharks of today, megalodon's teeth needed constant replacing. The ones up front were the business end of the mouth, while the ones in the back were ready to take a broken tooth's place.

Dubbed “Elvis” by Murphy, this fully articulated specimen was exposed on the face of a hillside 15 miles north of Malta, Montana, in Phillips County. elvis5 Adding to the uniqueness of this fossil is the fact that Elvis is the first three-dimensional hadrosaur ever recovered. Skeletons are usually crushed by tons of earth, which distorts their bones. However, this brachylophosaurus was quickly covered in sand when it died, with sand also filling the rib cage cavity. The animal is so well…

Brachylophosaurus canadensis, discovered near Malta, Montana in the Upper…

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