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Tag: Dinosaur

Scientists Say T. Rex Had Three-Ton Bite

And now for a brief bit of dinosaur geekery: Researchers at the University of Manchester had the fun job of putting together a computer model of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull that gave them a clearer idea about the bygone species’ bite, which turns out to be more impressive than previously believed.

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 READ MORE


T. Rex in Miniature

The going theory about the Tyrannosaurus rex, in case you didn’t know, had been until very recently that this famous mega-dinosaur sported stumpy little arms as an evolutionary adaptation related to its jumbo body size. Then a fossil of Raptorex kriegsteini—perhaps 1/100th the size of T. rex, its descendant—came along and upended that notion with its own disproportionately puny forelimbs.

Posted on Sep 17, 2009 READ MORE

Dinosaurs and Humans Coexisting

Posted on Nov 3, 2008 READ MORE    

New dinosaur
From the N.Y. Times

Dinosaur Species Larger Than T-Rex Unearthed

The carnivore, named Mapusaurus, lived 100 million years ago in Argentina and was apparently a pack hunter, not a solitary predator.

Posted on Apr 19, 2006 READ MORE

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