Running head: DINOSAURS SCIENCE
Flora and fauna on Earth are believed to be one of the most amazing things that have
happened since the formation of the planets. Despite amazing creatures having occupied the face
of the earth at one point in its history, it is unfortunate that some of the amazing and peculiar
species are no longer existing. The species Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex), is one of such species
that is believed to have become extinct because of natural causes and landscape changes.
Scientists believe that the species thrived in the present-day western part of North America at
around 66-80 million years ago (Ruxton & Houston, 2003). Since scientific research wasn't
advanced during when they existed, there exist many information gaps in so many different
aspects of all the animals which belonged to the family Tyrannosauridae and other subfamilies.
Based on the existing evidence, scientists are trying to find out how such animals survived on
Earth up to a certain period and the reasons that made them get extinct despite their huge sizes,
power, and strength (Horner, 1994). Discussing dinosaurs, the focus herein is on the
Tyrannosaurus rex species, whereby the biggest question is on whether they were predators or
scavengers with the research below presenting and outlining facts that if well analyzed would
help bring an understanding on these claims.
Was Tyrannosaurus rex a Predator or a Scavenger?
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