Dinopic of the day 2: Dicraeosaurus

A Sunday treat for you:

Dicraeosaurus hansemanni at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.

This is a view that normal visitors can’t get: I took this picture from a first floor (for American: 2nd floor) window. The exhibition spaces are currently limited to the ground floor (1st floor for Yanks), and to a staircase that doesn’t border on the dinosaur hall.

From this point of view it immediately strikes the eye how narrow-bodies this small sauropod was (even if deformation of the bones is partly at fault). Check out other views at SVPOW here, especially the one with  Mike, Daniela and with D. in anterior view. From some aspects D. almost looks like a somewhat oversized horse!

About Heinrich Mallison

I'm a dinosaur biomech guy working at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.
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  1. Pingback: The MFN exhibitions 1: Sauriersaal | dinosaurpalaeo

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