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News Item: Dinosaurs sprinted across the planet
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Dinosaurs sprinted across the planet
Michael Kahn, Reuters
The smallest dinosaur could reach speeds of about 60 kilometres per hour and
even the lumbering Tyrannosaurus rex would have been able to outrun most
modern sportsmen, according to new research.
Scientists using computer models calculated the top speeds for five
meat-eating dinosaurs in a study they say can also illustrate how animals
cope with climate change and extinction.
The velociraptor, whose speed and ferocity was highlighted in the film
Jurassic Park, reached about 40 kilometres per hour, according to the study
published in the Royal Society journal Biological Sciences.
And T-rex [sic] could muster speeds of up to 30 kilometres per hour...
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