Monday, September 21, 2009

Tiny T. rex Ancestor

Well, I guess short arms weren't really that much of a liability at all for the Tyrannosaurs, since that distinctively Tyrannosaur trait was apparently around for at least 40 million years before T. rex:

Tiny "T. Rex" Found -- 150-Pound Species Came First
(Link to a National Geographic News article by Rebecca Caroll)

Gotta love the name Raptorex, too.

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