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Nanotyrannus (was Re: tooth question)




"Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." wrote:

> Regardless of its position, it is *CLEARLY* juvenile: the bone texture is
> very 'ropey', characteristic of animals still in the fast growing stages of
> life.  The question then becomes: is it a juvie T. rex, or a juvie something
> new.

I remember Bakker stating that the CAT scans showed that all the cranial bones
were fused indicating an adult. Is this actually the case in that they AREN'T
fused or does it not necessarily mean what he said it meant? Ot could it be an
adolescent (Teen Rex?) as opposed to a juvenile? As an adolescent, it would be
too small to be a T. rex, but maybe something else?

Joe Daniel