Thursday, December 27, 2012

The Changing View of T. rex

In an excellent little explainer video, Field Museum paleontologist Dr. Peter Makovicky explains how science has changed the way we see Tyrannosaurus rex over the last 112 years. Embedded here for your enjoyment.

The Changing View of T. rex from The Field Museum on Vimeo.


  1. A 9 ton mass estimates seems to be at the upper limit of what is quoted in the lay press. Does anyone know the data supporting this?


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