A preview of what you will see inside the UW Geological Museum.
Allosaurus ('Big Al')
Allosaurus was the most common large carnivore of the Late Jurassic in North America. It was a smaller predecessor of the Cretaceous Tyrannosaurus. |
Apatosaurus belongs to a group of dinosaurs called the sauropods. These herbivorous (plant-eating) dinosaurs consists of the largest animals that ever lived on land. |
Diatryma was first discovered in Wyoming by E. D. Cope in 1876. Diatryma was a fierce carnivore. |
Stegosaurus was an unusual-looking herbivorous dinosaur found in the Morrison Formation of the Rocky Mountain west. |
Triceratops was one of the most common dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period. |
Tyrannosaurus rex was the largest carnivorous dinosaur that lived in North America. It may have been an active hunter, but it also was a likely scavenger as well. |