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2009-09-29 13:30:00

Sue, the world's most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen, which resides in the Field Museum of Chicago, may have been killed by a disease transmitted by parasites, rather than through a bloody battle, scientists reported Tuesday. The massive reconstructed fossilized remains, known as Sue, possess holes in the jaw, which scientists considered to be wounds from a clash with another dinosaur. However, scientists have published a new report that shows the 42-foot-long, 7-ton dinosaur may have...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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