Naming of the tyrant lizard king

by Anonymous on Oct. 05th, 2013

Tyrannosaurus rex: remains of the Tyrant Lizard King on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta.
Tyrannosaurus rex: remains of the Tyrant Lizard King on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta.Courtesy Mark Ryan
One hundred and eight years ago, on October 5th, vertebrate paleontologist Henry Fairfield Osborn bestowed upon a collection of recently discovered fossil bones one of the greatest names in the annals of dinosaur and binomial nomenclature: Tyrannosaurus rex!

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Jonas says:

I just learned something new about my second favorite dinosaur. Uh-oh. Better put the fire shields up...

posted on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 2:55pm

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