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Three sets of tyrannosaur tracks discovered in northeastern British Columbia reveal the bipedal carnivores likely traveled in packs, according to new research published in Wednesday’s edition of the journal PLOS ONE.
Even the powerful tyrannosaurs seem to have encountered a midlife crisis. Once they made it to about age 2 they could take on just about any other predator and had very little mortality until they reached sexual maturity in their teens.
Daspletosaurus, meaning “frightful lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that resided in western North America between 77 and 74 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils of the only named species were found in Alberta, although other possible species from Alberta and Montana wait for description. Daspletosaurus is closely related to the much larger and more current Tyrannosaurus. Like most of the known tyrannosaurids, it was a multi-ton bipedal...
Gorgosaurus, meaning "fierce lizard", is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (77 to 74 million years ago) that lived in what is now western North America. It has been discovered in Alberta, Canada and possibly Montana, USA. Only one type species is known, G. libratus. Gorgosaurus was first described by Lawrence Lambe in 1914. Several specimens have been discovered, the first by Charles M. Sternberg in 1913. It was also the first tyrannosaurid dinosaur to...
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