One of the great debates in the dinosaur world is whether Tyrannosaurus rex is the ferocious predator we always imagined it to be or a sneaky scavenger looking for dead animals to eat. People who believe it is a scavenger point out that tyrannosaurs probably aren't fast enough to catch most dinosaurs. The idea that Tyrannosaurus is a hunter comes from its strong skull bones and sturdy build - exactly what the dinosaur needs to attack other animals.
rAN-o-SORE-US ame Cntl-ardking
Meaning of name iy<
Family Tyrannosaur period Late Cretaceous
PWhere found North —
Heiaht 4 metres (13.2 teex; Length 14 metres (46 ferf
Weight 7,000 kilograms (7.7 tons)
Food Meat th ancj
Special features Large, sharp powerful jaws
Was this article helpful?