Category Archives: Dinosaur rankings

Coming Soon on Allosaurus Roar…

Allosaurus Roar is coming back soon with more dinosaur reviews!  The publishing schedule for the next couple months:

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America

One year ago today, I started this blog with a list ranking the Top 25 Dinosaur Museums in North America, and now I provide a list ranking the Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America.  Some museums have wonderful … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Dimetrodon Displays

Dimetrodon is one of the most recognizable and fascinating prehistoric animals, and a favorite of many dinosaur fans who learned early on that despite its frequent inclusion in dinosaur books and toy playsets, Dimetrodon was NOT a dinosaur!

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO

Since the very beginning of the dinosaur rush in the 1870’s in the western United States, Colorado has been one of the best places in North America to find dinosaurs.  Not surprisingly, then, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Pteranodon Displays

Pterosaurs are some of the most fascinating ancient reptiles.  They were not dinosaurs, but they were also not birds.  In fact, they evolved flight entirely separately from birds, but like birds came in many shapes and sizes.  Pteranodon is the best … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Woodland Park, CO

About twenty miles northwest of Colorado Springs lies a beautiful town in the Rocky Mountains called Woodland Park.  Surrounded by gorgeous natural attractions such as Pike’s Peak and the Garden of the Gods, the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is another … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor, MI

Located in the heart of campus in one of America’s great college towns, the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History features an amazing collection of fossils that span the entire history of life on planet earth.  Featuring the state’s largest … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Xiphactinus Displays

One of the more common displays in prehistoric exhibits is the Xiphactinus, the largest bony fish of the Late Cretaceous period.   Among the reasons that it is a popular display in natural history museums: it is quite large (adults can reach … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Stegosaurus Displays

Stegosaurus is one of the best known and most beloved dinosaurs.  The large plates on its back and its lethal tail spikes make it easy to identify, although it has also been the subject of much debate.  It was a … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Favorite Dinosaur Displays

When I first started writing reviews of dinosaur museums, one of the first questions I received from a reader was “what do you think are the best dinosaur displays?”   It is a difficult question, and as I make this list I … Continue reading

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