The Associated Press: Dino-right! Fix is in for misnamed Texas dinosaur: "SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Pleurocoelus has served ably as the official dinosaur of Texas. Sure, it was a plant-noshing herbivore in a fiercely barbecue-proud state, but the sauropod dwarfed most other dinos and lumbered with a 20-ton swagger.
Then he was exposed as an East Coaster.
The discovery in 2007 led a Fort Worth lawmaker to file a resolution in the Legislature this month that seeks to send pleurocoelus packing and transfer the state dinosaur title to a very similar but more uniquely Texas species, newly dubbed Paluxysaurus jonesi."
Hat tip to Jeff Segal.