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Appalachiosaurus

 
 
Appalachiosaurus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, July 29, 2022
1. Appalachiosaurus Marker
Inscription.  
Length: 23 feet
Height: 8 Feet
Weight: 1,300 lbs.
Diet: Carnivore (other dinosaurs, prehistoric mammals, and other animals)
Period:Late Cretaceous Period

Fascinating Fact: Thought to be an ambush predator, Appalachiosaurus was one of the most aggressive animals of its time. It hid behind the cover of trees and ambushed unsuspecting prey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: PaleontologyParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 32° 19.496′ N, 90° 9.402′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from Riverside Park Circle, 0.3 miles east of Museum Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eotrachodon (here, next to this marker); Chasmosaurus (here, next to this marker); Nodosaurus (within shouting distance of this marker); Triceratops horridus (within shouting distance of this marker); Sylvandell
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Smoke House (approx. ¾ mile away); Fortenberry-Parkman Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); The Escape Proof Jail of West, MS (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Mississippi Museum of Naturals Sciences.
 
Appalachiosaurus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, July 29, 2022
2. Appalachiosaurus Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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