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Sauropod Fossils

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Three extremely large vertebrae are displayed side-by-side on a shelf against a printed backdrop depicting the Museum's actual bone storage shelves. Never-before-displayed Sauropod fossils.
© AMNH/D. Finnin

These sauropod specimens are drawn from the Museum's extensive paleontology collection and include dozens of fossil bones, along with elements of the very first dinosaur fossil collected by the Museum more than a century ago. Most of these fossils are from the Museum’s legendary Big Bone Room, where fossils of sauropods and other large dinosaurs are stored on open shelving.

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