#1 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, July 16th, 2013 15:24
Scientists found a Tyrannosaurus Rex tooth embedded in the tailbone of a duckbilled dinosaur. Now, everybody wants to know: Does this mean T.Rex really was a predator, rather than a scavenger, as has been proposed in previous studies? The correct answer is "STFU." That's my paraphrase of John Hutchinson — who studies the biomechanics of… READ THE REST
#2 By: kartwaffles, July 16th, 2013 16:03
Imagine the controversy if it had been a T. Rex fingernail embedded in that tail.
#3 By: Florian Bösch, July 16th, 2013 17:18
I imagine pulling a tooth on a duckbill tail must've hurt.
#4 By: Kaz, July 16th, 2013 17:59
Biting a Stegosaurus tail would probably hurt more...
#5 By: Jason, July 16th, 2013 19:57
Did you know the total time between the stegosauruses and the Tyrannosaurus rex is about twice as much as the time between the Tyrannosaurus rex and you.
Makes you cry a bit to think they would never have meet lol
#6 By: Ken.C, July 16th, 2013 20:32
God forbid there are science articles that get the public interested in science. Even if they are somewhat sensationalized, at least it's not flat out WRONG.
#7 By: bleakhouse, July 16th, 2013 21:19
I guess this is kind of pedantic, but as someone who works in taxonomy it drives me crazy when people capitalize specific epithets. Should be Tyrannosaurus rex, or T. rex. Italics would welcomed also!
#8 By: Kaz, July 17th, 2013 08:28
I guess that would have made it all the more painful! :)
#9 By: Marlborotestmonkey7, July 17th, 2013 10:03
Actually, they were HAVING CONSENSUAL INTERSPECIES SEX!
#10 By: Peter, July 17th, 2013 10:42
Or, to put it another way...
T-Rex, Predator or Scavenger?
#11 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, July 21st, 2013 15:24
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