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Postcard depicting Dimetrodon and Edaphosaurus, from a painting by Charles R. Knight

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Postcard depicting Dimetrodon and Edaphosaurus, from a painting by Charles R. Knight

Unknown

Ephemera

8 15/16 x 5 15/16

Verso: Dimetrodon and Ediphosaurus (from a painting by Charles R. Knight) . Ancient reptiles that lived in Texas during the Permian period, more than 200 million years ago. Dimetrodon (foreground), one of the largest reptiles of its time was 8 or 10 feet in length. It was an active hunter, equipped with large blade like teeth. Edaphosaurus (background) was a plant-eating reptile. The huge sails on the back of these reptiles supported by elongated spines of the vertebrae, may have served as radiators, to help control body temperatures. Giant Post Card. The American Museum of Natural History, New York, U.S.A. Series Code: 79832. Publisher: Dexter Press, Inc. Genuine Natural Color, Dexter Press.

DR133

Library authority record: Knight, Charles Robert 1874-1953

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Citation

Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 (artist) and Dexter Press (photographer), “Postcard depicting Dimetrodon and Edaphosaurus, from a painting by Charles R. Knight,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed August 20, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/80775.