Submit your own Neatorama post and vote for others' posts to earn NeatoPoints that you can redeem for T-shirts, hoodies and more over at the NeatoShop!

American Museum of Natural History Unveils its Titanosaur Model

YouTube Link

Today marks the opening of the latest dinosaur model exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History: the titanosaur. A report of the discovery of a titanosaur in Argentina, Dreadnoughtus, was featured previously at Neatorama. Now the exciting find has been fully excavated and its dimensions scanned to make the amazing model seen in this video. The model is so huge that it wasn't able to be fitted into a single room at the museum — at least 10 feet of it extends out the doorway!

Though 3D-printed with fiberglass, the weight of the model remained an issue due to its sheer size. Steel reinforcements had to be employed throughout the cast in order to keep the dinosaur’s long neck and tail stable and erect. Via Gizmodo

Login to comment.

Email This Post to a Friend
"American Museum of Natural History Unveils its Titanosaur Model"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More