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* 1. What is the name of the 19th Century paleontologist who discovered Great Britain’s first correctly identified ichthyosaur skeleton, the first two nearly complete plesiosaur skeletons and the first pterosaur skeleton located outside of Germany?

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* 2. In 2011 Yale postdoc Nicholas Longrich renamed an enormous horned dinosaur, weighing as much as an African elephant with a skull extending about 8 feet (2.4 meters). Longrich first became aware of the specimen while searching through old scientific papers. This very large dinosaur, collected in New Mexico in 1941, went untouched until 1995 when it was identified as Pentaceratops sternbergi. When Longrich examined the fossil material in detail, he disagreed with this identification and renamed it. What is the name Dr. Longrich created for this very large ceratopsian?

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* 3. In 1868 a dinosaur specimen from New Jersey was used to produce the first skeletal mount of a dinosaur in North America. This mount was made for the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences in Pennsylvania. What is the name of this dinosaur?

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* 4. Fossil leaves from the remains of a 23 million-year-old forest suggest that some plants may adapt to grow more quickly as CO2 levels rise. The fossils in this study were discovered on which one of these Southern Hemisphere island countries?

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* 5. Which one of the following possible adaptations to life in the water was recently found in the semi-aquatic theropod Spinosaurus?

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