1. Is this an accurate depiction of a Tyrannosaurus Rex?
3. What about this one?
Getting warmer! (Or BINGO for paleontologists who believe T-Rex was scaly)
See the difference? Tyrannosaurus Rex didn’t drag his tail on the ground. He was an agile, well-balanced fulcrum of teeth and tail.
4. Or a giant chicken.
Add in the feathers many scientists now believe most dinosaurs possessed and suddenly his relation to the modern chicken is more visible.
5. Do not draw Example A or you’ll make a T-Rex cry.
Cornell University blames Barney and inaccurate chicken nugget shapes in early childhood for the continued misrepresentation of this large land predator. Both children and undergraduates drew Example A far more often than Example B despite the correct spinal alignment being well known enough to make it into Jurassic Park.
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