T-Rex 'Gangs' Hunted in Packs

July 24, 2014 6:41 PM

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T-Rex 'Gangs' Hunted in Packs

What's worse than one Tyrannosaurus rex? Three. Newly discovered T. Rex tracks show that three of these ancient predators stalked together across a mud flat in ancient Canada supposedly in search of prey, backing the theory that they hunted in packs, according to a new study.

Some 70 million years ago, the ferocious beasts may have "stuck together as a pack to increase their chances of bringing down prey and individually surviving," study co-author Richard McCrea, a curator at the Peace Region Palaeontology Center in Canada, said via Live Science.

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