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Re: skin fossils
>>Also, I have heard that there is a skin fossil fragment from Tyrannosaurus
>>rex. Is there any scalation, and if so, how large are the scales?
>>The specimen, IIRC, was prepared by The Tyrell Museum's
>>Darren Tanke, from a T. rex specimen unearthed in Sask., Canada.
>>The impression shows pebbly texture, generally similar to
>Being a good friend of Darren Tanke, I must make a correction here. The skin
>>impression that he
>told me about and sent a cast of, is not from Sask. (Do you mean Scotty? That
>>specimen is being
>prepared by Tim Tokaryk and his people) and is of an Albertosaurus (not
>The skin impression has rased scales in a hexgonal rowed pattern.
DU'OHH! Yes, know I remember. The T. rex and skin was found just
outside of Edmonton.
I also remembered where I read about the skin:
Anyone know if there are any images of theropod skin impressions
on the web?