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Tyrannosaurus Rex was a Late Creataous carnivore that was the second largest carnivore on land ever.It was 23ft tall(7meters),48-50ft long(14.5-15.3m),and 15-16 tons(30,000-32,000lbs)
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{{Animal|title1 = Tyrannosaurus|image1 = FMNH Tyrannosaurus rex Sue.jpg|caption1 = Sue, The largest and most complete T Rex Skeleton|taxon = Tyrannosaurus|time_period = late cretaceous|height = 15 to 20 Feet|length = 40~ Feet|weight = 9,900 - 31,000 LBs}}The ''Tyrannosaurus Rex'' (Tyrant Lizard King) was a large [[theropod]] [[Dinosaur]] from the [[Cretaceous]] Period and one of the most famous dinosaurs of all time.
   
Studies have shown that T rex's 35,000-60,000 newton bite force was poisonus!It was the most feared creature ever and nothing preyed on it or dare enter it's territory.[[File:Swamp_rex_raul_martin.jpg|thumb|Tyrannosaurus Rex!]]
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== History ==
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Teeth from the T-Rex were first discovered by [[Arthur Lakes]] in Colorado in the 1874 and were first believed to be from an [[Ornithomimus]] species. It was later rediscovered by [[Edward Drinker Cope]] is 1892, finding two fragments of vertebrae. He Believed them to be from a dinosaur from [[Ceratopsia]] and named it ''Manospondylus Gigas ''(Giant Porous Vertebra).
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In 1900, [[Barnum Brown]] found the first skeleton to be given the name Tyrannosaurus Rex.
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== Biology ==
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Due to its early discovery, T-Rex has had many changes in reconstructions over time. Like many theropods, T-Rex was originally reconstructed with an upright back and tail dragged along the ground like a kangaroo.
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[[File:T. rex old posture.jpg|thumb|220x220px]]
 
[[Category:Tyrannosaurs]]
 
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Revision as of 15:33, January 26, 2020

The Tyrannosaurus Rex (Tyrant Lizard King) was a large theropod Dinosaur from the Cretaceous Period and one of the most famous dinosaurs of all time.

History

Teeth from the T-Rex were first discovered by Arthur Lakes in Colorado in the 1874 and were first believed to be from an Ornithomimus species. It was later rediscovered by Edward Drinker Cope is 1892, finding two fragments of vertebrae. He Believed them to be from a dinosaur from Ceratopsia and named it Manospondylus Gigas (Giant Porous Vertebra).

In 1900, Barnum Brown found the first skeleton to be given the name Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Biology

Due to its early discovery, T-Rex has had many changes in reconstructions over time. Like many theropods, T-Rex was originally reconstructed with an upright back and tail dragged along the ground like a kangaroo.

T. rex old posture
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