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Snapshots

  1. Palaeoaster inquirenda, a Cretaceous poppy

    Snapshot Title: Palaeoaster inquirenda, a Cretaceous poppy
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Reconstruction of Palaeoaster inquirenda, a close relative of the modern poppy. Paleontologists know that this poppy lived with T. rex, because fossils of both organisms are known from the same rock u...



  2. Cretaceous magnolia

    Snapshot Title: Cretaceous magnolia
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    This tree should look familiar - it's a close relative of today's magnolias. Flowering plants like magnolias were very common by the end of the Cretaceous Period. Such plants (technically known as ang...



  3. Edmontosaurus with tail injury

    Snapshot Title: Edmontosaurus with tail injury
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    This Edmontosaurus individual in this Dinosaurs in Their Time mural was based on a well-known fossil skeleton housed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The tail of this specimen exhibits an i...



  4. Triceratops skin

    Snapshot Title: Triceratops skin
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The distinctive skin of the two Triceratops in this mural in Carnegie Museum of Natural History's Dinosaurs in Their Time exhibition was based on actual fossilized skin recently found with a Tricerato...



  5. Allen

    Snapshot Title: Allen
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Allen Shaw, the mastermind behind this brilliant GigaPan... :-)



  6. Erlingdorfia montana

    Snapshot Title: Erlingdorfia montana
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The ancient sycamore tree Erlingdorfia montana. Close relatives of many modern plants, such as sycamores, were abundant during the final stages of the Mesozoic Era, or Age of Dinosaurs.



  7. Quetzalcoatlus

    Snapshot Title: Quetzalcoatlus
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The gigantic Late Cretaceous flying reptile Quetzalcoatlus - perhaps the largest flying animal of all time.



  8. Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis

    Snapshot Title: Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    This is a cast skeleton of Pachycephalosaurus, a pachycephalosaur or "bone-headed" dinosaur. Pachycephalosaurs are a rare, poorly-known group of plant-eating dinosaurs that are thought to be closely r...



  9. Diabloceratops eatoni

    Snapshot Title: Diabloceratops eatoni
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    A cast skull of a recently-named relative of Triceratops, Diabloceratops eatoni. Meaning "devil horned face", Diabloceratops is known from fossils discovered in Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante Nation...



  10. Triceratops skull, CM 1219

    Snapshot Title: Triceratops skull, CM 1219
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The skull on Carnegie Museum of Natural History's mounted skeleton of Triceratops is an original fossil. It is catalogued under the number Carnegie Museum (CM) 1219. It was collected from Hell Creek, ...



  11. Edmontosaurus ribcage

    Snapshot Title: Edmontosaurus ribcage
    Taken by: Matthew Lamanna

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    This is the ribcage of the "carcass" of the duck-billed plant-eating dinosaur Edmontosaurus that the two T. rex individuals are meant to be fighting over. The top of the skull of this Edmontosaurus (t...



  12. Programa na Televisão

    Snapshot Title: Programa na Televisão
    Taken by: Matheus Ramos

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    I like that.



  13. This triceratops

    Snapshot Title: This triceratops
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    is glad he's away from the conflict



  14. Dientes!!

    Snapshot Title: Dientes!!
    Taken by: david bermudez

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

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  15. Tyrannosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Tyrannosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. The first Tyrannosaurus ever collected and named-hence it is the type specimen and all other Tyrannosaurs must bow to its majesty.