Dino injuries suggest tyrannosaurs fought, ate each other

April 9, 2015 1:12 PM

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Dino injuries suggest tyrannosaurs fought, ate each other

The tyrannosaur in question, called Daspletosaurus, was not quite fully grown (the equivalent of a teenager), but didn't lose much in size to its slightly bigger and more famous relative T. rex.

After its excavation, paleontologists found numerous injuries on the well-preserved skull and other bones. Many of the injuries showed evidence of healing, suggesting the dinosaur survived attacks and lived for several more years. Although the injuries can't be directly linked to any single dinosaur...

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