Tyrannosaurus Rex

Name: Tyrannosaurus Rex
How to Say: Ty-Ran-o-Soar-us
Name Meaning: Tyrant Lizard King. Rex means King and Tyrannosaurus means a large dinosaur with large and powerful back legs, small front legs and a long tail
First Discovered: 1905
Size: 40 Feet Long and 20 Feet Tall
Weight: 14,000 lbs, the equivalent of 280 2nd Graders
How Old: 65-85 Million Years Ago in the Cretaceous Period
Habitat: Semi-Tropical Open Forest with Rivers and Swamps. Found in North America and Mongolia
Diet: Meat Eater, Carnivore

5 Quick Facts about the Tyrannosaurus Rex

  1. The T-Rex teeth are able to crush right through bone while eating.
  2. T-Rex would of had a top running speed of 40mph.
  3. The most complete T-Rex ever found was 85% complete and nicknamed Sue, it is on display at the Field Museum in Chicago.
  4. The arms of a T-Rex are very small compared to its overall size, a full size T-Rex would have arms just over 3 ft long.
  5. The T-Rex has a lifespan of about 28 years.

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