Category Archives: Allosaurus

Dinosaurs in the Natural History Museum of LA County

The annual meetings of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) usually include an evening reception with a talk open to a wider audience at the local natural history museum. Usually OK food, expensive booze, and a lot of fun is … Continue reading

Posted in Allosaurus, Aves, Aves, Ceratopsia, Conferences, Dinopics, Dinosauria, NHM L.A., Ornithischa, Reptilia (non-archosaur), Sauropoda, SVP 2013, Theropoda, Triceratops, Tyrannosauridae | 3 Comments

Theropod Thursday 22: AMNH Allosaurus

After all the avian theropod it is time for a good old huge and non-avian one. Here’s the AMNH Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs Allosaurus fragilis gypsicranium (the plaster-headed subspecies of A. fragilis) Another view, which shows the plaster in all … Continue reading

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Theropod Thursday 15: theropods of the NHM London

We’ve had this one before, but it is so cool that I’ll start this post with it: Allosaurus peeking around the pillars in the NHM Dinosaur Hall.

Posted in Allosauridae, Allosaurus, Dinopics, Dinosauria, Maniraptora, NHM London, Theropoda, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus | 5 Comments

HNM London – analysis of a minor disappointment

Last post I noted that I was disappointed by the Natural History Museum in London. Now, I want to expound on this a bit, and shows you a bunch of nice photos. As I said, it is a great museum! … Continue reading

Posted in "Prosauropoda", Allosauridae, Allosaurus, Ceratopsia, Dinosaur models, Dinosauria, historical buildings etc., NHM London, non-palaeo, Ornithischa, rants, Sauropoda, Sauropodomorpha, Theropoda | 26 Comments

Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 5.1: SMA

Today, let’s check out the Sauriermuseum Aathal! Previously, I already posted pics of their wonderful Camarasaurus specimen “E.T.”, but the SMA has much more to offer. In the words of Martin Sander, head of the Research Group on Sauropod Gigantism, … Continue reading

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more of Urzeit Park

Back from a blogging hiatus owed to a sinus operation (I’ll live), here’s more on the Urzeit Park. It makes some kind of sense to go through the park era by era, after all that’s how it is structured. But … Continue reading

Posted in Allosauridae, Allosaurus, Dinosaur models, Dinosauria, Diplodocus, Giraffatitan, Kentrosaurus, Ornithischa, Sauropoda, Sauropodomorpha, Stegosauria, Theropoda | 18 Comments

Theropod Thursday 7: AMNH Allosaurus

Dave Hone has posted a bunch of Allosaurus mounts and skull lately, but now promised that end that spell. I guess it is time for me to add another one that Dave didn’t include.

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