Connect with us

Science

Tyrannosaurs likely hunted in packs rather than heading out solo, scientists find – The Washington Post

Tyrannosaurs probably hunted in groups, scientists announced Monday after analyzing fossils buried in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Published

on

Article feature image
ADVERTISEMENT

The surprising discovery in the monuments Rainbows and Unicorns Quarry so nicknamed because researchers have unearthed a bounty of key finds there provides fresh evidence that tyrannosaurs were social predators. The research team evaluated physical and chemical elements to determine that a group of four or five Teratophoneus (pronounced Ter-at-oe-foh-nee-us) died together during a seasonal flooding event that washed their carcasses into a lake. The bones, which sat largely undisturbed for a lengthy…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

SpaceX ramps up launch rate fifth Falcon 9 mission in three weeks – Spaceflight Now – Spaceflight Now
Article feature image
China’s Tianwen-1 mission nails historic rover landing on Mars – CNET
Article feature image
SpaceX launches Starlink satellites and rideshare payloads – SpaceNews