Sterling Nesbitt, an assistant professor of geobiology at Virginia Tech, sits for a photo next to the fossilised bones of Suskityrannus hazelae in March. Photo: Erin Williams/Virginia Tech via AP

The tiny Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur cousin that humans could look down on

  • The new dinosaur is called Suskityrannus hazelae, named after the indigenous Zuni language word for coyote
  • The newly discovered cousin weighed between 45 and 90 pounds and only reached the 3-foot height (91cm) of a toddler
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Sterling Nesbitt, an assistant professor of geobiology at Virginia Tech, sits for a photo next to the fossilised bones of Suskityrannus hazelae in March. Photo: Erin Williams/Virginia Tech via AP
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