Albertosaurus

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Albertosaurus

[al‚ber·də′sȯr·əs]
(paleontology)
A carnivorous therapod dinosaur, 30 feet (9 meters) long, from the Late Cretaceous Period that had long muscular hindlimbs, comparatively weak forelimbs (with two-fingered hands), and powerful jaws lined with sharp teeth; related to Tyrannosaurus.
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The museum also houses one of the largest collections of fossilised remains in the world, including those of an Albertasaurus - a T-Rex lookalike named after the province.
The nearby Royal Tyrell Museum - a must-see if you've got Jurassic Park-obsessed kids - attracts 300,000 visitors a year to the world's biggest exhibit of all things dinosaur - bones, teeth, skulls and complete skeletons, including Alberta's very own predator, Albertasaurus.
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The Albertasaurus buttons cost $5 and may be purchased in Little Rock at T-Shirt Trivia, News Mart on Main Street, Mail Boxes Etc.
From studies of a nearly intact Albertasaurus skeleton, Smith calculated that the forelimbs of this large dinosaur -- with a body build similar to T.