Tyrannosaurus rex

Jurassic Park to remain a fantasy? T-rex bone proves it will never exist!

Jurassic Park to remain a fantasy? T-rex bone proves it will never exist!

Prehistoric proteins might have supplied the first possible glimpse of the steps towards rebuilding dinosaurs.

Jun 02, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Meet the dino with tiny arms just like T Rex

Meet the dino with tiny arms just like T Rex

A newly-discovered dinosaur from Patagonia has similar short, two-fingered claws, even though it's not closely related to the tyrannosaurs. 

Jul 14, 2016, 16:50 PM IST
How jaws influenced dinosaurs' diets

How jaws influenced dinosaurs' diets

Just how serious was the killer T rex dinosaur's bite? Researchers from the University of Bristol have now revealed that the feeding style and dietary preferences of dinosaurs were closely linked to how wide they could open their jaws.

Nov 04, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Tyrannosaurs were probably cannibals

A 66-million-year-old fossil unearthed in eastern Wyoming provides some of the strongest evidence yet that it did, according to researchers.

Oct 30, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Steak knife teeth made T rex fearsome predators

The dreaded Tyrannosaurus rex and its dinosaur cousins were successful predators partly due to unique teeth designed like steak knives that allowed them to tear through the flesh of their prey, a new study has found.

Jul 28, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Scientists to dissect life-sized T-Rex replica

Scientists have created a life-sized, anatomically complete version of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

May 18, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Experts slam new Jurassic film as "dumb monster movie"

Paleontologists have branded the new 'Jurassic World' flick a "dumb monster movie" for failing to include the latest discoveries about dinosaurs, mainly that the creatures were covered in fluffy - and possibly colourful - feathers.

May 11, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

T-rex's 'bizarre' vegetarian cousin discovered in Chile

The notorious carnivore Tyrannosaurus rex had a 'bizarre' vegetarian cousin with a tiny head, long neck and blunt fingers, according to scientists, who say the creature is proving to be an evolutionary jigsaw puzzle.

Apr 28, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Huge new dinosaur in Portugal was predator king: Study

A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago -- the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, researchers said Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Researches finally have an explanation to controversial T. Rex soft tissue discovery

Researchers have explained that the 68-million-year-old soft tissue which was discovered from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex did not decay and survived millennia because of the iron content in the dinosaur`s body.

Nov 28, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Meet the dinosaur which terrorised tyrannosaurs

Palaeontologists on Friday announced they had uncovered the remains of one of the greatest land predators ever -- a nine-metre (30-foot) four-tonne dinosaur that stalked the planet 100 million years ago.

Nov 23, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

`King of gore` predatory dinosaur` fossil reveals T Rex`s origins

A remarkable new species of tyrannosaur has been unearthed in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM), southern Utah, which has provided new clues to the evolution of T.rex.

Nov 07, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

Fossil found in US could help unravel mysterious dinosaur riddle

A fossil featuring two dinosaurs, one a top predator and the other a massive three-horned plant eater, could help unravel a mystery about a new type of dinosaurs.

Sep 10, 2013, 21:34 PM IST

Broken tooth in dino tail `proves` T. Rex was predator

A broken T. Rex tooth found in another dinosaur`s tail bone offers the first hard evidence that the king of all meat-eating beasts hunted live prey, US paleontologists said today.

Jul 16, 2013, 10:15 AM IST

Tyrannosaurus rex did not stand upright, with its tail on the ground

A lot of people mistakenly believe that Tyrannosaurus rex stood upright with its tail on the ground but in actuality they had a more bird-like posture, tail in the air and head pitched forward of its two massive legs.

Feb 23, 2013, 15:43 PM IST

Scientists discover world`s oldest known dinosaur

Nyasasaurus parringtoni would have been alive 10 to 15 million years before any previously known dinosaurs.

Dec 05, 2012, 15:46 PM IST

T-Rex `ripped victims’ head off to savour juicy neck meat`

Tyrannosaurus Rex used its fiercely strong jaw and neck muscles to literally rip the head off Triceratops after killing the huge armoured creatures, a new study has claimed.

Oct 26, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

Modern birds `closely related to dinosaurs`

Modern birds are, essentially, living dinosaurs, with skulls that are significantly similar to those of their juvenile ancestors.

May 28, 2012, 22:32 PM IST

Warm and fuzzy Tyrannosaurus rex? New evidence surprises

The discovery of a giant meat-eating dinosaur sporting a downy coat has some scientists reimagining the look of Tyrannosaurus rex.

Apr 05, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

Tyrannosaurus rex trio headline new LA museum show

A trio of Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons is the main attraction in the new Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles.

Jul 09, 2011, 12:07 PM IST