June 1, 2016

Perot Museum Scientists Offer New Perspective on Crowd-Favorite Texas Sauropod, Alamosaurus

A discovery nearly two decades ago by Perot Museum paleontologists at Big Bend National Park sheds new light on a 66 million-year-old dinosaur native to Texas and the North American southwest called Alamosaurus sanjuanensis.Research about the nine beautifully articulated vertebrae of Alamosaurus in a new scientific paper by Ronald Tykoski, Ph.D. and Anthony Fiorillo, Ph.D. of the Perot Museum, detail a new perspective on the relationships of North America's last giant sauropod.