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RE: Jurassic Fight Club on T-Rex & T rex infections

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of B tH
> Jurassic Fight club stating that T. Rex appears around 90 mya 
> and "ruled it" for 25 million years - all my up-to-date books 
> state this guy showed up only a few million years before K-T? ??
> Was this a major boo-boo?
A boo-boo, yes. A major one? Well, there are plenty of worse errors in JFC,
sad to say...

But yes, T. rex persisted for only a few (or possibly less than 2) million
years before the Big One.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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