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Re: PALEONEWS: fossil trove yeilds T rex



On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Betty Cunningham wrote:
> http://www.denverpost.com/news/news0705a.htm
> 
> (excerpts)

I thought the most interesting parts were the apparent bite marks
and other signs of injuries:

 But University of Kansas graduate student and paleontologist Craig
 Sundell, who is leading the dig, said Monte was in a couple of
 ferocious battles with other T-rexes. Her nose bone shows a series
 of deep bites that perfectly match the bites that would have been
 left by a T-rex. Monte appears to have suffered deep bite wounds
 to the nose in two different attacks. And a number of her ribs were
 broken and then rehealed, obvious injuries suffered in battles with
 other dinosaurs, Sundell said.