Stories tagged T-Rex

Tyrannosaurus rex: Ready to gulp you down.
Tyrannosaurus rex: Ready to gulp you down.Courtesy Mark Ryan
Talk about fun. Take this cool quiz to see how long you'd have to be in a T-rex's digestive tract before you'd be totally digested. Evidently, it would take a guy my size about 17 hours. This is important information to have that could someday save your life. You never know when knowledge like this might come in handy. Take the quiz yourself.

Mmmm, that smells good: New research concludes that T-rex dinosaurs had an excellent sense of smell.
Mmmm, that smells good: New research concludes that T-rex dinosaurs had an excellent sense of smell.Courtesy ArthurWeasley
One of the first things I learned in my time here at the museum is that everything we know about dinosaurs we learn from the fossil record. Since then, we've posted numerous stories here about non-fossilized factors to dinosaurs. Here's another story that challenges the fossil record assertion. Researchers have discovered that T-Rex dinosaurs very likely had an extraordinary sense of smell. Click hear to learn how they've figured that out.

I have always thought of Pittsburgh as a pretty tough town. But this is brutal, unless you're a big T-Rex fan. This link will take you to a photo of the showdown between two T-Rexes squaring off at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.