The Truth About T. Rex
Even one of the best known dinosaurs has kept some secrets. Here is what palaeontologists most want to know about the famous tyrant.
In late 1905, newspaper reporters gushed over the bones of a prehistoric monster that palaeontologists had unearthed in the badlands of Montana. When The New York Times described the new ‘Tyrant saurian’, the paper declared it “the most formidable fighting animal of which there is any record whatever”. In the century since, Tyrannosaurus rex has not loosened its grip on the imaginations of the public or palaeontologists.
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The Truth About T. Rex

Even one of the best known dinosaurs has kept some secrets. Here is what palaeontologists most want to know about the famous tyrant.

In late 1905, newspaper reporters gushed over the bones of a prehistoric monster that palaeontologists had unearthed in the badlands of Montana. When The New York Times described the new ‘Tyrant saurian’, the paper declared it “the most formidable fighting animal of which there is any record whatever”. In the century since, Tyrannosaurus rex has not loosened its grip on the imaginations of the public or palaeontologists.

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