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Giant feathered tyranosaurid
Topic Started: Apr 4 2012, 01:54 PM (1,509 Views)
Bexi
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http://archosaurmusings.wordpress.com/2012/04/04/the-giant-feathered-tyrannosaur-yutyrannus-huali/

take that, feathered Tyranosaurus haters
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http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2012/04/04/yutyrannus-a-giant-tyrannosaur-with-feathers/#more-6682

The record-holder for largest animal with fossilised feathers, Yutyrannus was 7 or 8 metres in length and preserved with feathers. It was a tyrannosauroid, the group that includes both the true tyrannosaurs (like Tyrannosaurus itself) and basal animals like Eotyrannus, Dilong, Aviatyrannis and Guanlong.

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this was already a bit predictable on tyrannosaurs feathered creatures.
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I'm not surprised... They lived in cold(er) climates, after all...
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WE'RE not surprised. This fossil is important because we have something to rub in the faces of people who think that feathery t-rexes won't exist. Well, something relevant, anyway.
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Nanotyranus
Apr 4 2012, 03:16 PM
feathery GIANT t-rexes
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Apr 4 2012, 03:09 PM
I'm not surprised... They lived in cold(er) climates, after all...
I'm pretty sure that currents and global location say that Montana was cooler than China.
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They didn't exist at the same times; the world's climate was different.
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It's not like it didn't snow. It probably snowed every winter.
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Canis Lupis
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You did WHAT in my abscence?!

See, what'd I tell you? Discover a feathered sauropod and soon you'll get a bunch of big feathered dinos. XD
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alone would fail to complement a feathered ceratopsid.
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Turns out the area was quite cold at the time, as detailed in the article linked to in this thread.
A hard mathematical figure provides a sort of enlightenment to one's understanding of an idea that is never matched by mere guesswork.
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It looks like the creators of March of the Dinosaurs made a good call with their feathered Gorgosaurus :)
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So, cold=feathers ON ALL THE THINGS. Who knew?
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