Although we now know the tyrannosaurus rex wasn’t the very biggest carnivorous beast to walk the Earth (spinosaurus has claimed that title) it remains dinosaur royalty. From battling King Kong to attempting to eat Jeff Goldblum, the T. rex is one of the go-to villains in popular culture. The name literally means “tyrant lizard king,” and here we will look at ten fascinating facts about one of the most terrifying creatures ever to stalk the planet.
10. We haven’t yet found a complete tyrannosaurus rex skeleton 9. Hunter or scavenger? 8. T. rex may have had the most powerful bite of any creature to walk the Earth 7. Those puny arms were stronger than you might think 6. They may have hunted in packs 5. It might just be possible to resurrect a T. rex (or something a lot like one) 4. They could see you if you moved 3. Their metabolism may have been similar to that of mammals 2. They had a septic bite 1. There were other species of tyrannosaur