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Tyrannosaurus rex, the initial indication that a big beast existed. This is the first recorded specimen of a T rex tooth collected in 1874. Displayed at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, not described until 1905. Yes other than footprints, dinosaur material has been found in Connecticut. The Jurassic dinosaur skull of Anchisaurus polyzelus, Peabody Museum of Natural History. The label says it all. Type specimen described 1827. The term Dinosaur was coined 1842 by Richard Owens. Did you known that the holes in the dentary of the famous T rex "Sue" were caused by a Trichomonosis like protozoan that may have killed her. Based on other the frequency found on other specimens it's hypothesize that tyrannosaurids were commonly infected by this type of avian parasite. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0007288 Checkout paper found in Fruitbat's super library. Common Avian Infection Plagued the Tyrant Dinosaurs Ewan D. S. Wolff , Steven W. Salisbury , John R. Horner, David J. Varricchio One of the largest Edmontosaurus annectens. skulls around 50" (127 cm). Museum of the Rockies, Hell Creek Formation, Montana The forelimb of Sinornithosaurus millenii, the first described dromaeosaurid ("raptor") with preserved feathers
A lot of misidentified material from a single source: Description: Pachycephalosaurus Vertebra Fact: it's Thescelosaurus not Pachycephalosaurus Description: Theropod Vertebra Dinosaur Fact: Not dinosaurian probably Crocodile Description: Theropod Vertebra Dinosaur Fact: Not dinosaurian looks like a Champosaurus vert. Description: Theropod Finger Bone, Raptor, Dromaeosaur Fact: Not dinosaurian looks like turtle Description: Theropod Vertebra Dinosaur Fossil Fact: Not dinosaurian not sure may be Croc. or reptilian Description: Large Theropod Vertebra, Raptor Rex Fact: Don't believe it's Theropod or Raptor Rex looks more like a Thescelosaur