3d History


Diplodocus was a giant dinosaur from the Jurassic period over 100 million years ago.
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Diplodocus was one of the giants of the Jurassic, being one of the biggest and longest animals ever known. It was a herbivore that moved around slowly on four large legs, using its long neck to browse vegetation inaccessible to other sauropods.

Diplodocus was a giant Sauropod from the Jurassic period.

Above is a very simple virtual model of a Sauropod's long neck.

Drag the green handle to the right to pull the muscles tight.

In reality an animal would have more individual control over each muscle and would be far more precise in moving its head around.