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Brontosaurus at Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History

ANCIENT HISTORY  Yale paleontologist O.C. Marsh gave Brontosaurus its name in 1879, based on this skeleton discovered in Wyoming’s Como Bluff. In the background is Rudolph Zallinger’s Age of Reptiles mural.

Melanie Brigockas

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