Meet T-Rex's older cousin: The Reaper of Death

February 11, 2020 - General

Scientists said Monday they had discovered a new species of dinosaur closely related to Tyrannosaurus rex that strode the plain of North America some 80 million years ago.

Researchers said Thanatotheristes degrootorum was around eight metres long and hunted
around 80 million years ago [Credit: Julius Csotonyi/AFP]Thanatotheristes degrootorum — Greek for “Reaper of Death” — is thought to be the oldest member of the T-Rex family yet…

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