New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science


Seismosaurus Vertebrae (from the tail)

Vertebrae from the tail
Pronunciation: SIZE-mo-sore-us
Meaning: Earth-shaking lizard
Specimen Number: NMMNH P-3690
Location: Sandoval County, New Mexico
Image By: Isaac T Valdez

The backbone of Seismosaurus has 105 vertebrae, whereas Stegosaurus has only 75 vertebrae and Saurophaganax has only 64.