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Re: Another FAQ



In a message dated 8/9/01 5:28:46 PM EST, qilongia@yahoo.com writes:

<< The distinction between *Tyrannosaurus* and *Tarbosaurus* would be
 a lot harder to dscribed unless we knew the skin patterning or
 coloration or whatever other features are there ... the skull shapes
 are identical, with minor differences that are not fuilly quantified
 in *Tarbosaurus* that indicate the likelyhood that these two could be
 confused with each other... >>

The skulls of Tyrannosaurus and Tarbosaurus are >at least< as different from 
each other as are the skulls of Tyrannosaurus and Albertosaurus. Look at the 
tooth counts, the jugal spread, the tooth shapes, the postcrania. Good grief! 
IDENTICAL?? Give me a break!