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T.rex 'little cousin' discovered

December 12, 2009 | Comment icon 0 comments

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A new species of dinosaur has been discovered that is believed to be an early relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex. The 2-meter long Tawa hallae would have lived in the late Triassic period and was found in what is now New Mexico.
Researchers have unveiled a new species of dinosaur from the late Triassic period - a small, early relative of T.rex and Velociraptor. The 2m-long dinosaur, named Tawa hallae, was found in a "bone bed" on the Ghost Ranch in New Mexico, US.

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