Mother Nature Network on Tumblr MNN on Facebook MNN on Twitter
Mother Nature Network

01

Jul

T. Rex headed for SmithsonianThe T. rex will be the centerpiece of the museum’s new dinosaur hall that will open on the National Mall in May 2019.

T. Rex headed for Smithsonian
The T. rex will be the centerpiece of the museum’s new dinosaur hall that will open on the National Mall in May 2019.

13

Feb


 College kids get T. rex anatomy all wrong 



The average student’s idea of T. rex more closely matches Barney the purple dinosaur, standing upright instead of pitched all the way forward.
The average student’s idea of T. rex more closely matches Barney the purple dinosaur, standing upright instead of pitched all the way forward.

09

Jan


 ‘T. Rex’ of the seas called first top killer 



The researchers say the 28-foot long predator probably could have tackled victims as large as itself or larger.
The researchers say the 28-foot long predator probably could have tackled victims as large as itself or larger.

15

May

Rare tyrannosaurus skeleton to be auctionedThe Tyrannosaurus bataar was uncovered in the Gobi Desert roughly eight years ago and has an estimated value of $950,000

Rare tyrannosaurus skeleton to be auctioned
The Tyrannosaurus bataar was uncovered in the Gobi Desert roughly eight years ago and has an estimated value of $950,000

13

Oct

T. Rex weighed more than 9 tonsResearchers used police forensics scanners as well as scanner from an automaker to create a 3-D model of the T. rex.

T. Rex weighed more than 9 tons
Researchers used police forensics scanners as well as scanner from an automaker to create a 3-D model of the T. rex.