This tooth of Allosaurus is representative of most theropods (carnivorous dinosaurs) in being sharply pointed and curved with serrate edges like the blade of a steak knife. These dinosaurs did not chew their food, but tore off large chunks of flesh and bone, which they swallowed whole. (May 1968)

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Title This tooth of Allosaurus is representative of most theropods (carnivorous dinosaurs) in being sharply pointed and curved with serrate edges like the blade of a steak knife. These dinosaurs did not chew their food, but tore off large chunks of flesh and bone, which they swallowed whole. (May 1968)
Photo Number P1048n049
Keywords Utah; Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry; Paleonotology; Dinosaurs; Quarries
Additional Information None
Collection Number and Name P1048 James H. Madsen Photograph Collection
Collection Name James H. Madsen
Textual Date May 1968
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Original Source N/A
Donated By/Purchased From The collection was donated by James H. Madsen in October 2002.
Rights All of the original slides comprising these sets, except as noted, were the personal property of James H. Madsen Jr. and DINOLAB, September 2002. They may not be reproduced in any way at this time without written permission from the Utah Museum of Natural History and the Special Collections Department, J. Willard Marriot Library, University of Utah.
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6xh0c7r
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-02-18
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 954585
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xh0c7r
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