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1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3006
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-2646


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 gigantea

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

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. |

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