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The Name Game: Brontosaurus vs. Apatosaurus

Dinosaurs firbrontosaurusst appeared during the Triassic Period of the Mesozoic Era over 245 to 208 million years ago and dominated the planet for 135 million years. Among the largest were the herbivorous sauropods known for their long necks and tails and immense size. For generations of children, the most famous of these giants was the Brontosaurus, or “thunder lizard.”  Continue reading “The Name Game: Brontosaurus vs. Apatosaurus” »