Growing Fast: Fossils Reveal Dinosaur Growth Rate


This PBS website provides a link to a 3 1/2 minute video interview with Dr. Kristi Curry-Rogers on analyzing dinosaur growth using slices of bone. Through analysis of sauropod bone growth lines, she was able to determine that Apatosaurus reached its full size in as few as 10 to 12 years.

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Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology:Development/Growth and Form/Morphometrics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Paleontology