"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous." - Aristotle
Amphicoelias fragillimus (very fragile biconcave) was a large sauropod dinosaur named by E. D. Cope in 1878. And though it is known from extremely fragmentary remains that have since been lost from science, A. fragillimus is possibly the largest dinosaur ever discovered.
I have always loved sauropods and have a deep respect for them. They were undoubtedly amazing creatures. Seeing one in a reconstruction alone is humbling. One of my few regrets in this life is being unable to see a living sauropod. A. fragillimus especially, at an estimated 190-200 feet in length... I'd be perplexed. Stunned. I'd hardly be able to breathe. I'd be like Dr. Grant in Jurassic Park when he first laid eyes on the Brachiosaurus, except I might actually start crying and pass out. It would be very humbling to stand beside something so large it'd make an elephant look small. It's almost hard to believe such creatures once walked on this planet.
Anyway, I hope everyone likes this reconstruction. I gave it my heart. Sauropods are so amazing.
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