The "monstrous murderer" tyrannosaur


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Dinosaur of the day Teratophoneus, a Late Cretaceous Tyrannosaurid from what is now Utah.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The first rebbachisaurid sauropod was named (Dzharatitanis) from Asia
  • Sauropodomorphs may have been stuck in southern Gondwana for 15 million years due to a large desert blocking their way
  • A new paper compares 7 different fossil digitizing techniques including photogrammetry & structured light scanning
  • Cretaceous dinosaur footprints were found in Portugal that fossilized about 129 million years ago
  • There are plans to build two museums to house dinosaur fossils in Niger
  • The Hokkaido Museum in Japan has an exhibit on local dinosaurs through March 14
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science recently put a "Tiny" ceratopsian on display that might be a Torosaurus
  • A pipe burst in the Burpee Museum in Rockford, Illinois delaying the reopening to at least February 26
  • A 4-year-old named 71 dinosaurs in under one minute, a new record in the UK World Book of Records

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