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AllosaurusOur Allosaurus was discovered in Carnegie Quarry in 1922. Sixteen years later, in 1938, scientists mounted the specimen into its the tail-dragging pose that was considered scientifically accurate at that the time. In 2005, Allosaurus was disarticulated and remounted in a pose that scientists now know to be the correct one. Allosaurus was the first specimen to undergo a Dinosaurs in Their Time renovation.

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Preparator's Log
Images © Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Allosaurus fragilis
March 25–April 5, 2005
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