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T. rex-like dinosaur head covered in knobby structures
The Dino That Looked T. Rex-y Long Before T. Rex 
Fossil findings shed light on a little-known group of Cretaceous-era beasts—and indicate that the combination of a large head and diminutive arms was no evolutionary fluke.
The Dino That Looked T. Rex-y Long Before T. Rex 
The Dino That Looked T. Rex-y Long Before T. Rex 

Fossil findings shed light on a little-known group of Cretaceous-era beasts—and indicate that the combination of a large head and diminutive arms was no evolutionary fluke.

Fossil findings shed light on a little-known group of Cretaceous-era beasts—and indicate that the combination of a large head and diminutive arms was no evolutionary fluke.

T. rex
Reconstruction of an indeterminate theropod running on lacustrine sediments during low water timespan
Car-Sized, Meat-Eating Dinosaur Could Run Faster Than Usain Bolt
Christie Wilcox, PhD | Dec 10, 2021 | 3 min read
A new analysis of fossil footprints suggests that the 2-meter-tall, 4- to 5-meter-long carnivores that left them could run nearly 45 kilometers per hour, bolstering the evidence that at least some dinosaurs were speedy, agile hunters.
Who Owns the ‘Dueling Dinos’? Montana Supreme Court To Decide
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 11, 2019 | 2 min read
The answer has broad implications for paleontology research—and maybe for museum collections, too.
Image of the Day: Scotty the T. rex
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 25, 2019 | 1 min read
The world’s largest T. rex found to date likely weighed nearly 20,000 pounds during its life.
Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century
Diana Kwon | Jan 1, 2019 | 3 min read
Charles R. Knight’s illustrations shaped the public’s view of prehistoric life.
Dinosaur Footprints Give Clues to Middle Jurassic
Ashley Yeager | Apr 3, 2018 | 2 min read
One hundred seventy million years ago, sauropods and theropods trekked across what is now Scotland’s Isle of Skye.
Brains Before Brawn
Bob Grant | Mar 16, 2016 | 2 min read
A newly described horse-size relative of Tyrannosaurus rex may help settle the question of how massive carnivorous dinosaurs took shape throughout the eons.
T. rex’s Vegetarian Cousin
Bob Grant | Apr 28, 2015 | 1 min read
Researchers discover a considerably less ferocious branch of the family tree that includes one of the most fearsome dinosaurs to ever walk the Earth.
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