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Image from page 72 of "The dinosaur book : the ruling reptiles and their relatives" (1951)

Title: The dinosaur book : the ruling reptiles and their relatives

Identifier: bookruli00colb

Year: 1951 (1950s)

Authors: Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001; Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953; American Museum of Natural History

Subjects: Dinosaurs; Reptiles, Fossil

Publisher: New York : Published for the American Museum of Natural History by McGraw-Hill

Contributing Library: American Museum of Natural History Library

Digitizing Sponsor: IMLS / LSTA / METRO

 

 

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I -⢠* * * â PM â¢Â» ^ Allosaurus, a large predaceous theropod dinosaur of Jurassic age. It is represented here as devour- ing the carcass of a brontosaur, one of the large dinosaurs on which it probably preyed y The largest carnivorous land animal that ever lived: Tyrannosaurus. This animal represents the culmination of meat-eating adaptations in the dinosaurs. It evidently preyed upon some of the large herbivorous dinosaurs of its day and is here represented as attacking the horned dinosaur, Triceratops Restorations by Charles R. Knight

 

 

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Taken circa 1951