Meaning - Tyrannosaurus rex means “tyrant lizard king”
Carnivore (meat-eater) - T. rex ate large dinosaurs, like Triceratops
Length - 40 feet (12.4 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Late Cretaceous period, about 85-65 million years ago
|WHERE IT LIVED||
Fossil have been found in the USA (in Montana, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming), Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan), and east Asia (Mongolia).
What was Found - About 30 incomplete T. rex fossils have been found. One T. rex footprint has been found, in an undisclosed location in New Mexico, USA. Fossilized T.rex dung has also been found.
Tyrannosaurus rex’s arms were only about 3 feet (1 m) long, and it had 2-fingered hands. T. rex had cone-shaped, serrated teeth that were continually replaced.
A detailed page on T. rex.
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