An artist's impression of a Thanatotheristes degrootorum, a newly-discovered species of T-Rex. Image: University of Calgary and Royal Tyrrell Museum via AFP

Meet T-Rex’s older cousin: the Reaper of Death

  • Thanatotheristes degrootorum, which dates back about 80 million years, is thought to be the oldest member of the T-rex family discovered in North America so far
  • Eight-metre-long dinosaur was the only known large apex predator of its time in Canada
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An artist's impression of a Thanatotheristes degrootorum, a newly-discovered species of T-Rex. Image: University of Calgary and Royal Tyrrell Museum via AFP
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