Non-dinosaurian beauties: AMNH’s Prestosuchus

Here’s a nice Sunday picture for you: the AMNH’s Prestosuchus chiniquensis mount.

There are a few reflections on the skull, from text on glass partitions that keep the fossils safe. I tried to edit the picture to make them less obvious.

This is AMNH 3856, a cast (according to the label) received in exchange from Tübingen. I guess it and some ichtyosaurs are the exchange objects for the Diplodocus material that founds its way to Tübingen. The skull was sculpted very skillfully by Elliot Goldfinger.


About Heinrich Mallison

I'm a dinosaur biomech guy
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