of Natural Hi rex， 68.html">skull. The find， which paleontologists estimate to be about 20 percent of the animal， includes vertebrae， 68.html">ribs， hips and lower jaw bones. The team， Adjunct Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and UW biology professor Gregory P. Wilson， discovered the T. rex during an expedition to the Hell Creek Formation in northern Montana -- an area that is world- paleontology volunteers， Jason Love and Luke Tufts， initially discovered pieces of fossilized bone protruding from a rocky hillside. The bones39;- dinosaur. Upon further excavation， the team discovered the T. rex 68.html">skull along with 68.html">ribs， vertebrae， and parts of the jaw and pelvis.英语阅读文章
T. rex was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth. Measuring an average of 40-feet long and 15 to 20-feet tall， T. rex was a fierce predator with serrated tee and Triceratops， bones from the animals even showing up in the its fossilized poop. T. rex lived about 66-68 million years Period.
The T. rex found by the Burke/UW team is nicknamed the &39.html">quot;Tufts-Love Rex&39.html">quot; in honor of the two volunteers who discovered it. The skull is about 4 feet long weighs about 2，500 pounds in its protective plaster jacket. Excavation in the field revealed the right side of the skull from base to snout， including teeth. Burke paleontologists believe it is very probable the other side of the skull is present， but will need t
&39.html">quot;We think the Tufts--see for dinosaur researchers as well，&39.html">quot; said Wilson.