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Creationist: Tyrannosaurus rex was created to eat plants

The king of dinosaurs — Tyrannosaurus rex — certainly was not designed to be a carnivore, according to Paul Taylor of Creation Today. The legendary Tyrannosaurus rex probably “ate people” and other dinosaurs, he said in video uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday. But the huge dinosaur with teeth as big…

Tyrannosaurus rex really was a ferocious hunter, new finding confirms

A broken T. rex tooth found in another dinosaur’s tail bone offers the first hard evidence that the king of all meat-eating beasts hunted live prey, US paleontologists said Monday. Scientists have long debated whether the fossil record really proves the legendary Tyrannosaurus rex was a ferocious hunter or just…

U.S. to return more stolen dinosaur skeletons to Mongolia

Mongolia may need to rustle up some more glass cases for its first dinosaur museum after US authorities announced Friday they will hand back a large new collection of stolen fossils. At a ceremony on Monday, officials had turned over the nearly complete skeleton of a 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus bataar, a…

Scientists say Tyrannosaurus rex was the greatest chomper

Scientists say they have proof that the Tyrannosaurus rex, the dinosaur adored by children and makers of plastic toys, had the most powerful bite of any creature that lived on land. The bite of a grown T. rex was up to 10 times that of a Mississippi alligator, exerting a…

Night-vision let dinosaurs stalk prey by dark: study

WASHINGTON — Ferocious, meat-eating dinosaurs were equipped with night vision that helped them stalk their prey in the dark, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. Plant-eating dinosaurs could also see a fair bit at night, because they likely had to eat round the clock to keep…

Argentine dinosaur paved way for T. rex: scientists

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – A small predator that hunted in South America 230 million years ago represents one of the earliest-known dinosaurs and foreshadowed later meat-eating beasts like Tyrannosaurus rex, according to scientists from Argentina and the United States. In findings published on Friday in the journal Science, they described…

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