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Tyrannosaurus and other theropods in the coelurosaur clade all have this derived character:
PINCHED MIDDLE METATARSAL
An evaluation of sauropod dinosaur trackways suggest that these animals:
PLACE THE LEFT FOOT DIRECTLY BEHIND THE LEFT FRONT FORE FOOT
Dinosaurs from the Morrison foundation were first studied extensively by:
COPE AND MARSH
The age of the Morrison Formation is:
LATE JURASSIC
The following factor is not important in preserving excellent dinosaur tracks:
VERY HEAVY DINOSAURS
The name of the dinosaur Brontosaurus was changed to Apatosaurus because of the rule of:
PRIORITY
The sedimentary facies that is not present in the Morisson Formation is:
MARINE LIMESTONE
The long neck of sauropod dinosaurs was supported in part by a structure called the:
NUCCAL LIGAMENT
THe dinosaur Stegasaurus is distinctive because it has remarkably large:
BONY PLATES ALONG THE BACK
This geologist was the first to study dinosaur tracks in detail:
HITCHCOCK
Dinosaur footprints were first studied in detail in:
MASSACHUSETTS