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- n. Any member of the Tyrannosauridae.
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Bistahieversor, though, gives good hints that the Big Bend tyrannosaurid was something completely new.
Although T. rex was scaly, he was the direct descendant of a small tyrannosaurid that had feathers.
An artist's life restoration scale model of Fruitadens haagarorum (note the tyrannosaurid skull in the background).
Today, a new species of tyrannosaurid has been described.
Full name: Tarbosaurus Bataar, a genus of tyrannosaurid that lived in Asia between 70 and 65 million years ago, the end of the Late Cretaceous Period.
* Ankylosaurid armour may well have helped protect these animals from tyrannosaurid predators, but the awesome bite strengths reconstructed for
"The creature seems to be a mutation of a tyrannosaurid dinosaur.