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Titanosaur femur

Photo: AMNH/D. Finnin

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

This fossil is the titanosaur’s femur (thigh bone). It is 8 feet long. Scientists used the relationship between the circumference of the femur and humerus (upper arm bone) to estimate the animal’s weight at around 70 tons.

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  • Title: Titanosaur femur
  • Creator: Photo: AMNH/D. Finnin
  • Location: Wallach Orientation Center, 4th floor; American Museum of Natural History

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