The T. Rex Tristan Otto was a dinosaur with some ailments. Researchers at the Berlin Museum of Natural History have examined the dinosaur’s fossilized skeleton and discovered broken ribs and a mysterious swelling on the bones of his jaw.
Until now, the consensus about Tyrannosaurus rex is that it could run at similar speeds to today's Olympians. A new study shows that the Cretaceous carnivore's bones would have buckled under the strain.
Europe’s only skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex went on show in mid December in Berlin’s Naturkunde museum for natural history. The exhibit has attracted so many visitors admittance had to be limited at certain times.
There are only about 50 reconstructed Tyrannosaurus Rex specimens worldwide, and most of them are in the US. Now Europe has a T-Rex of its own. It is lent to Berlin's Museum of Natural History for the next three years.
They were scary and enormous, but we're still fascinated with dinosaurs of all kinds. As a Spinosaurus model joins T. rex in a Berlin museum, we look at famous dinos you can visit and the hype surrounding the giants.
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