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Dem Bones...
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Copyright: Timothy Johnson (foolsyzygy) (15)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12
Camera: Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D, Tamron 28-300 f6.3, (digital)
Exposure: f/4, 1/50 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-12-30 22:06
Viewed: 3634
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Brontosaurus was discovered in 1874 by the paleontologist O. C. Marsh. Unfortunately it was a mixed bag of bones.

In 1903 scientists determined that Brontosaurus fossils were not from a new species, but from a dinosaur already discovered—the Apatosaurus.

For years this news circulated only in the scientific community. The name was not formally removed from the records of paleontology until 1974. Brontosaurus continues to be used as a common name.

This specimen is in the Minnesota Science Museum in St. Paul MN, USA. The bars in the background are chimes hooked up to a data base for seismoligical activity. Each time the data base registers a movement of the earth a corresponding chime sounds.

Cropped and adjusted for contrast this exposure was at 800 ISI with a +1 exposure on a 44mm focal length.


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