Tyrannosaurus Rex and other Fossils

      The first exhibit there is all about the Tyrannosaurus Rex. It is the largest land carnivore of all time. Tyrannosaurus Rex, was the largest known land predators, measuring over 40 feet long and 12 feet tall was unveiled in 1992. Tyrannosaurus Rex also known as “Tyrant Lizard King” is the most complete fossils replica of a dinosaur. Scars on its bones relate a lifetime of lightning of survival. From a bird-like body, The Tyrannosaurus Rex grew to be an enormous reptile with jagged, banana sized teeth encased in 4 feet jaws that can crush 500 pounds of meat in one bite. The Tyrannosaurus Rex os extinct 65 million ago. Amateur paleontologist Stan Sacrison discovered “Stan” while exploring the Hall Creek Formation near the town of buffalo, South Dakota: Guanlong (160 million years ago ), Dilong (130 million years ago ), Eotyrannus (125 million years ago),  Appalachiosaurus (75 million years ago) and Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex (65 million years ago ). As you can see, this dinosaur is a giant one and if ever a typical man measured his height on this, it would actually fit to just only a knee level of the height’s exhibit. It was exactly the size of a real Tyrannosaurus Rex in real life and was exactly the same figure made by humans.

       Fossils are very hard and heavy, its like lifting a huge rock with your bare hands but the weight of it still depends on the type or kind. Fossils can be found on the ancient places like Africa where researchers found a part of a dinosaurs. Paleontologist, from the word “paleos” old, “ont” being, “logos” knowlege. They study of ancient life to determine the evolution of organisms and their interaction with each other. Paleontologist are scientists who look up on fossils and put them together to figure out what they used to be and what it means in the past. Fossils are the remains of animals, plants or traces or impressions of ancient living things. Fossils are formed when the remains decay and sediments around it hardened into a rock over thousand of years, this is called fossilization.

 

 

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