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Diplodocus. View across the Mesozoic Hall of the Orlov Palaeontological Museum, Moscow, dominated by a mounted skeleton of a Diplodocus cargegii. D. carnegii was a large sauropod that lived in the Jurassic period about 150 million years ago. They have characteristic long necks and whip-like tails set around a sturdy quadrupedal body. This skeleton is an exact copy of the one at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, USA.
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