But I really just discovered it was gone. My Sugarpie loves dinosaurs. When I was a girl, my favorite dinosaur was the Brontosaurus. It was a gentle giant, and it taught me what the word herbivore meant.
Then I realized in all of our fact finding about dinosaurs, I hadn’t come across the brontosaurus. Only about 2 months ago, I discovered that it was really called the apatosaurus. WHAT?!
I dusted myself off and decided to call it (begrudgingly) an apatosaurus. Life moved on.
Until now! Our friendly and oh-so-retro Brontosaurus has been revived! And the wikipedia page is already updated.
Check out the article in the New York Times for yourself! Children of the 70s, your Brontosaurus back.
Ha, ha, ha – I have been wondering what happened to Brontosaurus, too! It was my favorite when I was a kid, too (being soft-hearted, as well). I thought it went the way of Pluto.
thanks lena! glad i’m not the only brontosaurus hold out 🙂