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Tyrannosaurus rex - T-rex - dinosaur information

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TYRANNOSAURUS   rex, T-rex
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.

TIME - 65 - 68MYA, Late Cretaceous period.
RANGE - USA Colorado, Montana, N. Dakota
                  New Mexico, Wyoming.
                 Canada Alberta, Saskatchewan.
DIET - The T-rex was a carnivore.
SIZE - Height up to 20ft (6m) and lengths up to 49ft(15m)..
WEIGHT - 6.5 US tons.                                


* Also see:
Tyrannosaurus with Triceratops,   Tyrannosaurus eating,
 
and  Albertosaurus with Corythosaurus


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