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New study estimates shocking number of T. rexes in Earth’s history

April 17th, 2021

If you hear the word “dinosaur,” there’s a good chance that an image of a Tyrannosaurus rex flashes in your mind. That’s a credit to the incredible intimidation factor that the animals possessed, but it’s especially impressive when you consider that only around 50 T. rex skeletons have ever been found. Dinosaur fossils are obviously …

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T. Rex skulls had built-in air conditioning

September 5th, 2019

When you look at a fossilized skull from the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex there are a few things you’ll immediately notice. For starters, it’s huge compared to the rest of its body, with almost cartoonish proportions. It’s also packed with massive, dagger-like teeth that could crush just about anything and, wait, what are those big holes …

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World’s largest Tyrannosaurus found in Canada

March 26th, 2019

The Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs of all time. It’s played both hero and villain many times in pop culture, and it’s almost universally portrayed as a hulking brute of unimaginable power. The jury is still out on whether the massive ancient creature was primarily a predator or scavenger, but we’re …

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Discovery of tiny Tyrannosaur is a rare treat for paleontologists

March 30th, 2018

It’s not hard to argue that the Tyrannosaurus rex is the most iconic dinosaur of all time. Thanks to depictions in popular culture and sci-fi movies staring the greatest actor of all time, the T. rex is painted as a mighty, brutal carnivore that towers over its peers, but just like every animal, they would …