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 Dinosaur Museumobile is a 75-foot travelling walk-through gallery featuring a fleshed-out Albertosaurus head at its entrance and is filled with several dinosaur skeletons made from casts taken from actual dinosaur remains.
It even includes tongue-in-cheek interviews with an Albertosaurus, and with Princess Louise Alberta, the woman for whom Alberta was named.
It had a wing span of about 3 metres and patrolled the sky and set down to feed on the leftover kills made by predator dinosaurs of the time such as Albertosaurus," she said.
3) is the venue for talks to visiting groups and houses more exhibits, such as a replica Albertosaurus skeleton, an original cave bear skeleton, and a diorama recreating the environment represented in the Cambrian Burgess Shale in British Columbia.
Albertosaurus (al-BERT-uh-SAW-rus) was a smaller kind of tyrannosaur.
They may also spot our ROM mascots, Gordo the big green Barosaurus, and our latest cuddly dino, the 7-foot- (2-metre-) tall yellow-striped Gertie the Albertosaurus.
rex skeleton is yet to be found in New Mexico; fossils of tyrannosaurid dinosaurs -- Albertosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex -- have been discovered all over New Mexico from the San Juan Basin to Elephant Butte, Deming and Raton.
The 22 specimens of Albertosaurus unearthed at a quarry in Alberta ranged in age from 2 to 28 years, the researchers estimate.
Rex grew faster than Albertosaurus, Gorgos-aurus and Daspletosaurus but it died at 30 years.
There's something for every taste, from a life-size model of Albert the Albertosaurus at the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society to a Windsor Community Museum exhibition, Royal Windsor, in honour of the Queen's Golden Jubilee this year.
Russell Zeid, a Toronto-based mechanical engineer/inventor/artist, has created a 30-foot-long replica of an Albertosaurus dinosaur, which will stand nearly 20 feet tall on a plinth.