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Re: _T. rex_ debate in the newspaper
> How could T. Rex have attacked sauropods? The only sauropod in North
> in the Maastrichtian was Alamosaurus and this lived further south than
> is generally considered rex country, although only from fossil evidence...
Actually, a Tyrannosaurus maxilla has been foun in the Tornillo Group of
Texas (Lawson 1976). Also, a partial skeleton of Tyrannosaurus is known
from the McRae Formation of New Mexico (Carr and Williamson 2000). A
dentary, tooth fragments and a pedal phalanx are known from the Kirtland
Formation of New Mexico as well. Thus, Tyrannosaurus probably met
titanosaurs on a regular basis.