Beside just SUE, which we talked about in the previous post and the Brachiosaurus outside, the Chicago Field Museum has a ton of other fossils as well. I wanted to give a quick overview here of some of the great dinosaurs I saw through my tours in August of 2016 and April of 2019. While this post is about the dinosaurs of the Field Museum, I'll post the other fossils in a future post.
Maximo, the Patagotitan
The big dino in the room has to be Maximo the Patagotitan mayorum titanosaur. In April of 2019 when I visited, he was displayed in the main Stanley Field Hall after SUE had been moved to her own hall. Discovered in 2010, he is 122 feet long, 28 feet high, and estimated to have been 70 tons and is the largest dinosaur that scientists have ever described to date. Maximo was found in Patagonia, Argentina and is dated to 101.6 million years old, during the Cretaceous Period.