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A modern imagining of Brontosaurus. Credit: Davide Bonnadonna, Milan, Italy. Creative commons license CC- BY NC SA.

From a beloved icon from the age of dinosaurs, to a textbook case of paleontological mistaken identity, the story of Brontosaurus has taken an exciting turn with a 2015 study that tells us that yes, it definitely is its own animal!


A human eats about 200 kilograms of food each year. African elephants can eat up to 140 kilograms of food a day. Scientists are not sure how much food Argo could have eaten in a day, but they do know that his long neck would allow him to efficiently eat a great deal of food in a small amount of time.