The Tyrannosaurus Rex has long been seen as the ultimate tough guy of the dinosaur kingdom, but scientists have found the predators may have been into snuggling. Wait…what?
It’s true. The T. Rex has been declared “a sensitive lover.” Hard to imagine the 20-foot tall, menacing creature was actually a love bug. But new research just published in Scientific Reports suggests that behind all those massive teeth, the T. Rex had a snout that’s as reactive to touch as a human fingertip.
Scientists now think that the T. Rex (and others in that same family) had heads covered in large scales, but with sections of tough, armor-like skin around their mouths. Read more…