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RE: A good day for tyrannosaurs



> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Amtoine Grant
>
> How does it compare to Nanotyrannus?
> 

Similar in skull profile and maxilla shape especially, but clearly distinct
in the form of the nasals and the jugal (A. altai has a hornlet on its
jugal: it's pretending it's a ceratopsian...)

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