While scouting, Granger came upon a small, seemingly insignificant fossil dating from the Late Cretaceous, an era dominated by T-rex and his Mongolian cousin Tarbosaurus
. It was not a fragmentary remnant of a lumbering dinosaur or a speedy predator but the skull of a mammal no larger than a shrew.
According to the results of the authors' analysis, the cranial bones represent Nanuqsaurus hoglundi, a new tyrannosaurine species closely related to two other tyrannosaurides, Tarbosaurus
This summer, come face to face with Tarbosaurus
, the fearsome cousin of T.
Appearing for the first time in the North East, Age of the Dinosaur contains animatronic dinosaurs - including a tyrannosaurus rex-like tarbosaurus
- and velociraptors.
The Mongolian government has sought the help of UK police in finding the rare Tarbosaurus
Bataar, a close relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Yes, we may be talking about a Tarbosaurus
, Oviraptor, Protoceratops, Velociraptor, Gallimimus and Camarasaurus - but let's, instead, say hello (and please don't get too close) to Zeek, Albert, Nel, Shirley, Sid and (everyone's favourite, it seems) Toby.
We also uncovered the first specimen of the carnivorous Tarbosaurus
from the site.
It was home to a variety of dinosaurs such as velociraptors, prenocephale, tarbosaurus
, and many types of armored and duck-billed dinosaurs.
rex and the Asian Tarbosaurus
, Zhuchengtyrannus magnus is one of a specialized group of gigantic theropods called tyrannosaurines.
Other large-bodied Chinese theropods are larger than this supposed Szechuanosaurus specimen, with femoral lengths comparable to some individuals of the tyrannosaurid Tarbosaurus
OKAYAMA, Japan - A joint research team of Japan and Mongolia said Wednesday it has discovered the rare fossilized skeleton of a young Tarbosaurus
, a giant carnivorous dinosaur connected to Tyrannosaurus, in the Gobi Desert.