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Apatosaurus - Shijing (Haolonggood)

Item# GR-0018-Y
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Haolonggood Apatosaurus Shijing measures:
21.7" L x 3" W x 6.3" H.

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Apatosaurus Information:

Apatosaurus, formerly known as Brontosaurus, is a well-known genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived during the Late Jurassic period, approximately 154 to 153 million years ago. Apatosaurus was one of the largest dinosaurs that ever existed, reaching lengths of up to 75 to 90 feet (23 to 27 meters). They had a long neck and tail, a small head with nostrils on the top of the skull, and a massive, barrel-shaped body. Despite their enormous size, Apatosaurus, like other sauropods, had relatively small brains. Apatosaurus were herbivores, primarily feeding on plants such as ferns, cycads, and conifers. Their long necks and tails were adaptations for reaching and stripping vegetation from trees and other tall plants. Fossils of Apatosaurus have been found in what is now North America, specifically in regions that were part of the Western Interior Seaway during the Late Jurassic period. Apatosaurus was initially discovered and named by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1877. Later, it was briefly classified as "Brontosaurus" when another specimen was discovered with slight differences. However, subsequent research revealed that Apatosaurus and Brontosaurus were essentially the same genus, with Apatosaurus being the older name. Therefore, "Brontosaurus" is no longer considered a valid genus. Apatosaurus was a quadrupedal dinosaur, meaning it walked on all four legs. Its massive size and long neck would have made it an efficient grazer in its ecosystem. Like many other dinosaurs, Apatosaurus became extinct at the end of the Jurassic period, about 150 million years ago. The exact cause of their extinction is still a subject of scientific debate, but factors such as climate change and competition with other herbivorous dinosaurs may have played a role. Apatosaurus is one of the most iconic and recognizable dinosaurs in popular culture. Its fossils have contributed significantly to our understanding of sauropod dinosaurs and the prehistoric world they inhabited. Apatosaurus is just one of the many fascinating dinosaurs that once roamed the Earth, and its impressive size and unique features continue to captivate the imaginations of people of all ages.

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Product Code: #0018

by Haolonggood

Manufacturer Age Recommendation: 15+ Years

Haolonggood - Apatosaurus Shijing #0018

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