Best known of the dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus
rex was one
of the most awesome creatures that have walked on the earth. T-rex
was one of the largest meat - eating dinosaurs, having a skull up
to 5ft long and many sharp teeth reaching lengths of 6in (15cm).
The first complete Tyrannosaurus rex T-rex skeleton was discovered in 1902, and many
great examples have been unearthed over the last fifteen years.
- 65 - 68MYA, Late Cretaceous period.
- USA Colorado, Montana, N. Dakota
New Mexico, Wyoming.
Canada Alberta, Saskatchewan.
- The T-rex was a carnivore.
- Height up to 20ft (6m) and lengths up to 49ft(15m)..
- 6.5 US tons.