Parts of Plateosaurus

Well the SV-POW boys won’t do too well out of this as its rather vertebra-light, but here are a bunch of details of the Plateosaurus mount I showed yesterday.

9 Responses to “Parts of Plateosaurus”


  1. 1 Heinrich Mallison 26/01/2012 at 11:46 am

    OUCH! The poor animal!
    I mentioned the hands and elbows last time, now your pictures show another damage of SMNS 13200 very well: the ilia have shifted backwards compared to the sacrum, so that the first sacral can be seen in lateral view. The foot is also messed up, with MT 2 behind MT 3 – it’s a cast, why didn’t they correct that?

  2. 2 Marc Vincent 26/01/2012 at 6:08 pm

    Terrifying zombie hands!

  3. 3 Robert A. Sloan 27/01/2012 at 2:30 am

    This is awesome! Thank you for posting these gorgeous details.

  4. 4 Mark Robinson 27/01/2012 at 4:15 am

    Lovely. Din’t get too much from the whole-skeleton pics but these are great. That hand is freaky.

  5. 5 Henrique Niza 28/01/2012 at 3:02 pm

    Those hands and claws are massive or at least more impressive than I actually noticed before.

  6. 6 P J Ash 03/10/2012 at 11:46 am

    . . . what is the size of one of those claws?


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