Meaning - Daspletosaurus means “frightful lizard”
Length - 26-33 feet (8-10 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Late Cretaceous period, about 76-72 million years ago
|WHERE IT LIVED||
Fossils have been found in Alberta, Canada, and in Montana, USA, North America.
A nearly complete skeleton has been found, plus one skull and a few assorted bones.
Daspletosaurus was a bipedal meat-eater that lived in marshes by streams. It had tiny horns behind its eyes and its arms were a bit longer than those of T. rex. It may have been an ancestor of T. rex.
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