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80-million-year-old T. rex relative named ‘reaper of death’ discovered

80-million-year-old T. rex relative named 'reaper of death' discovered

The oldest known member of the Tyrannosaur family stalked the plains of southern Alberta, Canada, about 80 million years ago. That’s the finding of a new study identifying the previously unknown dinosaur. Although the fossils were discovered a decade ago, paleontologists only confirmed that it was a new species — …

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