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Re: T. rex vs. Alamosaurus

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Loewen <mloewen@umnh.utah.edu>
To: dinosaur@usc.edu <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Cc: Paamy <paamy@talk21.com>
Date: Wednesday, February 07, 2001 4:09 PM
Subject: T. rex vs. Alamosaurus

><<How could T. Rex have attacked sauropods? The only sauropod in North
>in the Maastrichtian was Alamosaurus and this lived further south than what
>is generally considered rex country, although only from fossil
>Scott Sampson's team from the University of Utah excavated a large (Sue
>theropod this past summer.  The excavation was a tenth of a mile from the
>original Alamosaurus site and just a few meters up section within the North
>Horn Formation.  Large teeth have also been found lower in the section (in
>North Horn Formation), so I think it is safe to assume the two animals
>coexisted within the same habitat.

Sounds "promising". You say ..."large (Sue sized) theropod"..., has it been
identified as a Tyrannosaurid?