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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse11 Jan 2019 10:16 p.m. PST


"Tyrannosaurs often bear fierce names. Aside from the "tyrant lizard" Tyrannosaurus itself, there's the "monstrous murderer" Teratophoneus, the "frightful lizard" Daspletosaurus, and the "gore king" Lythronax. But a new set of tyrannosaur bones extracted from the 80-million-year-old rock of New Mexico may have one of the most imposing names of all—Dynamoterror dynastes, the "powerful terror ruler."

The remains of Dynamoterror were found in New Mexico's Menefee Formation in 2012 during an expedition led by Western Science Center paleontologist Andrew McDonald and CEO of the Zuni Dinosaur Institute for Geosciences, Douglas Wolfe. During that year's field season, expedition volunteer Eric Gutierrez found fragmented bones spilling out of the sandstone.* Dinosaurs are hard to find in this part of the San Juan Basin, making almost any find worth noting, but initial clues indicated that this find was something special…."
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JMcCarroll12 Jan 2019 10:42 a.m. PST

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse12 Jan 2019 11:11 a.m. PST



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