The Brontosaurus: Now a Real Thing Again?

Some people have been reporting that there’s a new paper out that suggests that maybe Apatosaurus should really be split into several different genera of gigantic, long-necked dinosaurs. Naturally, if Apatosaurus is split then the name of a new genus ought to be Brontosaurus. Brontosaurus is famously a very well-known dinosaur name that is no longer accepted as a scientific name, having been merged with Apatosaurus in the early 1900s.

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