Blog Carnival Edition #6 — Extinction, Tokyo Museums, and the Official State Dinosaur
March 31, 2009
Well, first of all, it’s not clear if Technosaurus was technically a dinosaur at all;
this late Triassic reptile might well have been an archosaur (the family that preceded
the dinosaurs). And second, compared to those big, galumphing, Texas-sized sauropods,
Technosaurus was tiny, measuring only four feet long. In its favor, Murphy points
out, Technosaurus was named after Texas Tech University….