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Re: Arizona T-rex Museum Questions
I may be wrong, but here's my shot at the answers.
> One pic is of "real fossil tyrannosaur eggs." Have
> eggs known to be tyrannosaurs been found???
Eggshell material from the Hell Creek is already very rare, let alone whole
eggs. There have never been any eggs found that are definitively T-rex. The
eggs do look rather theropod-ish though.
> Another pic is of "a one month old T. rex baby."
> Again, has such a fossil been discovered?
Nope again. And based on allometry, I don't believe that's what the skull
should even look like. I think they just shrunk down a skull and called it a
> One more: "cast reconstuction of T. rex found by
> museum." I don't recognize this specimen... does
> anyone else??
They do call it a cast, so my guess is that they took a skull cast and built
some fake rock around it and hung it on the wall. None of it looks even
remotely correct, so they probably didn't have any photos, let alone a real
specimen to go off of.
Looking at the rest of the pictures, "Rexie" appears to be in a kanga-rex
posture, and the mural in the background is far from correct.