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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Camarasauridae — the most common of the giant sauropods whose remains are found in North America.

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Examples

  • So I picked a Camarasaurus, because the Camarasaurus was the most abundant of the sauropods in North America.

    Caleb Chung plays with Pleo

  • So I picked a Camarasaurus, because the Camarasaurus was the most abundant of the sauropods in North America.

    Caleb Chung plays with Pleo

  • So I picked a Camarasaurus, because the Camarasaurus was the most abundant of the sauropods in North America.

    Caleb Chung plays with Pleo

  • The rocks here yielded several other particularly large Morrison Formation dinosaurs (such as Camarasaurus supremus).

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  • The rocks here yielded several other particularly large Morrison Formation dinosaurs (such as Camarasaurus supremus).

    Biggest sauropod ever (part…. II)

  • I have one horticultural project in my head that begs for a Camarasaurus skull in the middle.

    Dinosaur Discoveries!

  • Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal Jack Cesareo , left, and David McCornack bring the femur bone of a Camarasaurus out of storage.

    Building Dinosaurs, From the Ground Up

  • Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal Museum staff prepare to transport the vertebra of a Camarasaurus from basement storage room to the exhibitions department.

    Building Dinosaurs, From the Ground Up

  • In the case of the Camarasaurus, I didn't make the actual mold, just this particular cast (which I then had to paint, etc.).

    Dinosaur Discoveries!

  • I have one horticultural project in my head that begs for a Camarasaurus skull in the middle.

    Dinosaur Discoveries!

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