T. Rex Cousin has been discovered

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This news makes me want to watch Jurassic Park. Isn’t it sad that we are closer to Jurassic Park being remade then there being a sequel being worked on? I mean there have been 10 years since the last one. I’m shocked that Universal hasn’t decided to “reboot” the series…

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Anyway, this isn’t about Jurassic Park but of the Zhuchengtyrannus Magnus…or as I like to call it, the Z. Mag.

from History.com:

T. Rex Cousin Discovered in China

Researchers have found and named a new dinosaur species closely related to the massive theropod Tyrannosaurus rex. The newly discovered creature, dubbed Zhuchengtyrannus magnus and believed to be one of the largest known carnivorous dinosaurs, was identified based on skull and jaw bones unearthed from an eastern Chinese quarry.

A long-lost cousin of prehistory’s most infamous predator, Tyrannosaurus rex, has been found and identified, according to a paper published online on April 1, 2011, in the scientific journal Cretaceous Research. The gargantuan theropod has been dubbed Zhuchengtyrannus magnus—“tyrant from Zhucheng”—after the eastern Chinese city in which scientists uncovered its fossilized skull and jaw bones.

You can read the full article at: History.com

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