Sunday, November 20, 2005

Named This Day: Apatosaurus

On this day in 1877, O.C. Marsh named the sauropod still known to most of the world as Brontosaurus:
Notice of some new dinosaurian reptiles from the Jurassic Formation. American Journal of Science 14: 514-516.

Photo from HERE.
Why Brontosaurus is called Apatosaurus is explained HERE.