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The completely excavated skeleton of the first specimen

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Joger2005

Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum, 3Landesmuseen Braunschweig

Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum, 3Landesmuseen Braunschweig
Braunschweig, Germany

The spine had a total length of 13 metres and was positioned in a circle. The long neck and other anatomical features led the finders to assume a middle-sized sauropod. However neither the right tools nor the team needed for a safe excavation were present at the site. So the scientists carefully covered the skeleton with sheets and detritus and left it where it was.

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  • Title: The completely excavated skeleton of the first specimen
  • Creator: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Joger
  • Date Created: 2005
  • Location: Republic of Niger
  • Location Created: Republic of Niger
  • Original Language: Deutsch
  • Type: Image

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