Journey to the Jurassic era and witness a full-scale cast of the mighty Allosaurus, a fearsome carnivorous dinosaur that roamed the Earth 150 million years ago. A distant cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex, the Allosaurus wields dagger-like teeth, razor-sharp claws and powerful hind legs. Measuring in at approximately 25 feet in length, the meticulously constructed cast offers an impressive glimpse into an ancient past.
Allosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period, from around 155 million years ago until it became extinct approximately 145 million years ago. Strong forelimbs with sharp claws, powerful hind legs and recurved, dagger-like teeth are evidence that Allosaurus was a formidable predator, but these opportunistic creatures are presumed to have been both hunters and scavengers. The Discovery’s Allosaurus is thought to be a juvenile male.
Allosaurus exhibit made possible thanks to a generous donation from Greg Berry.
La exposición Allosaurio se presenta en inglés y español.
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