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Re: Another FAQ
In a message dated 8/9/01 5:28:46 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org 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!