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Re: T-Rex and "friends"
If you've got a copy of the Dinosauria handy (either edition will do), the
dinosaur distribution chapter will have detailed lists of dinosaurs. "Hell
Creek Life: Fossil Flora and Fauna" (http://www.scn.org/~bh162/index.html) by
Philip Bigelow will give a more synoptic view of the Hell Creek Formation cast.
In general, the dinosaur cast is led by Edmontosaurus and Triceratops, guest
starring Ankylosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, Thescelosaurus, and Torosaurus, with
a variety of dromaeosaurids/troodontids/ornithomimids/oviraptorosaurians for
Incidentally, in the back of Glut's "The New Dinosaur Dictionary" (1982), there
is a mention that "Dale A. Russell and Robert A. Long will describe some new
Upper Cretaceous dinosaurs based upon elements from the Hell Creek beds of
Montana, including a new species of large ornithomimid, a new genus or genera
of dromaeosaurid, a new type of ceratopsian and a new saurischian larger than
Tyrannosaurus" (p. 284). Did anything ever come of these? -Justin
-- Andrew Simpson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Who lived around Tyrannosaurus Rex? Is there any
fossil record of other large meat eaters in Rex Times?
A best place to find this info?