Cannibalism in Tyrannosaurus rex

  title={Cannibalism in Tyrannosaurus rex},
  author={Nicholas R Longrich and John R. Horner and Gregory Mark Erickson and Philip J Currie},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Tyrannosaurus rex was one of the largest terrestrial carnivores of all time, and consequently its ecology and diet have been the focus of much discussion. However, there is little direct evidence of diet or feeding habits in this species. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Examination of museum collections has revealed four specimens of Tyrannosaurus rex that bear tooth marks made by large, carnivorous dinosaurs. Because Tyrannosaurus is the only large carnivore known from the Late… CONTINUE READING
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