Mini T-Rex Unearthed in Montana
on 04 April 2018
Students at the University of Kansas have unearthed a dinosaur pelvis, segments of a jaw, teeth and skull in Montana that's accompanied by "a long-simmering controversy in paleontology." While some scientists believe the bones belong to a juvenile T-Rex (of approximately six-eight years old), some think it's a different kind of dinosaur: the T-Rex-like Nanotyrannus, which is a dubious genus. The contention surrounding the dinosaur has been pleasantly diminished thanks to all sides being excited about the discovery—no matter the kind of dinosaur it turns out to be. Read more at Smithsonian Magazine.