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Triceratops

Conservation


CT scan showing pyrite disease

One of the CT scans, showing evidence of pyrite disease, a very harmful condition in which pyrite crystals growing inside the bones break them apart. This was one of many reasons to dismantle and conserve the original Triceratops bones.

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Walk sequence of the virtual Triceratops
A walk cycle of the virtual Triceratops


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