Most ferocious dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex - Infographic

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Tyrannosaurus rex was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs that ever lived. According to fossils,Tyrannosaurus was about 12 meters long and about 4.5 to 6 meters tall. It had strong thighs and long, powerful tail, which helped it move quickly. The massive 1.5-meter-long skull was designed for maximum bone-crushing. Even though there is no direct evidence for T. rex had feathers, many scientists now consider it likely had feathers on at least parts of its body.

T. rex"s serrated, conical teeth were most likely used to pierce and grip flesh, which it then ripped away with its neck muscles. Its two-fingered forearms were too short and may be used to seize its prey. It is believed that it could eat up to 230 kilograms of meat in one bite. Presence of broken bones found in its dung suggest they crushed bones while they ate.



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