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The Biggest Dinosaurs in the World



The Biggest Dinosaurs in the World
FRANCE
PARIS  •  Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.  •  Ongoing
 
 

This exhibit is devoted to the biology of the sauropods,  notable for the enormous sizes attained by some species  (lengths of over 40 meters and weights of over 100 tons). The group includes the largest animals to have ever lived on land.

Sauropods wre also one of the most long-lived groups of dinosaurs, spanning some 100 or so million years, from the Lower Jurassic to the Upper Cretaceous. Notable sauropods include Diplodocus, Apatosaurus (formerly Brontosaurus) and the record-breaking heavyweight Argentinosaurus.

Visitors to the Paris exhibition have the opportunity to learn all about the lifestyle of these giant long-necked, small-brained, four-legged herbivores and to compare them with modern animals including humans.  

An on-site archeological dig introduces young people to the  profession of palaeontology.



Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle Website


Contact: Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Jardin des Plantes
36, rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire
75005 Paris


Tel: (33) 01 40 79 56 01

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