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A recent discovery of a fossilized tooth from the Hell Creek Formation in Montana is bringing new evidence to the table Tyrannosaurus rex was indeed a hunter.
John R. “Jack” Horner (born June 15, 1946) is an American paleontologist known for his research on dinosaur growth, and for discovering evidence that some dinosaurs nested and cared for their young. He is perhaps the most famous paleontologist due to his role as technical advisor for all three Jurassic Park films, and his providing inspiration for Dr. Alan Grant, the film's lead character. He also advised on the FOX television show Terra Nova. Horner was born and raised in the small...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.