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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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.
Se dividen en cuatro familias: Megalosaurids, que comprende a los generos Megalosaurus, Allosaurus, Dryptosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus, Piatnizkysaurus y Xuanhanosaurus; Spinosauridae, como el Spinosaurus y el Acrocanthosaurus; Tyrannosaurids, que obviamente incluye al famosisimo Tyrannosaurus rex, y a los Albertosaurus, Daspletosaurus, Tarbosaurus, Indosuchus y Giganotosaurus; y finalmente la Abelisaurids, que incluye a los generos Abelisaurus, Ceratosaurus, y el Carnotaurus --este ultimo aparece en la pelicula Dinosaurio (2000) de Disney; es el de color rojo y cuernos sobre los ojos.
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.
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.
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.
These newest additions include a 15-foot mother Maiasaura, a duck-billed dinosaur, nurturing her nest of hatching eggs and babies; an Albertosaurus, a close relative to the Tyrannosaurus rex; an Euoplocephalus, an armored dinosaur; 22-foot Tenontosaurus, a dinosaur with a lizardlike tail; two dueling 13-foot Pachycephalosaurus and a pack of flesh-eating, warm-blooded Deinonychus attacking a Tenontosaurus.
A gang of daring and hungry Albertosaurus ambush three huge Alamosaurus.