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Brontosaurus Does Not Exist - I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
Brontosaurus, whose name means “Thunder Lizard,” is not an actual dinosaur. It is actually a mix of Apatosaurus, meaning “Deceptive Lizard,” and Camarasaurus, meaning “Chambered Lizard,” due to the hastiness of paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh. In the late 1860s, two paleontologists, Edward Drinker Cope and Marsh, became rivals and had a competition to see who...