Giant theropod dinosaurs from Asia and North America : Skulls of Tarbosaurus bataar and Tyrannosaurus rex compared J Ø

  title={Giant theropod dinosaurs from Asia and North America : Skulls of Tarbosaurus bataar and Tyrannosaurus rex compared J \O},
  author={RN H. HURUM and KAROL SABATH Hurum},
  • Published 2003
The skull of a newly prepared Tarbosaurus bataar is described bone by bone and compared with a disarticulated skull of Tyrannosaurus rex. Both Tarbosaurus bataar and Tyrannosaurus rex skulls are deep in lateral view. In dorsal view, the skull of T. rex is extremely broad posteriorly but narrows towards the snout; in Ta. bataar the skull is narrower (especially in its ventral part: the premaxilla, maxilla, jugal, and the quadrate complex), and the expansion of the posterior half of the skull is… CONTINUE READING


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