New Australian dinosaur fossil shows that tyrannosaurs’s range was global

Tyrannosaur bones are relatively familiar finds on the northern continents of the globe, cropping up everywhere from modern-day Colorado to China. But until now, they appeared to be oddly missing from the southern half of the globe. The discovery of a distinctively tyrannosaur-like hipbone in Victoria, Australia, however, might change the way scientists think about the distribution–and evolution–of this infamous group of dinosaurs. [More]


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