Dating a t rex
The team concluded that 'extensive feather coverings' in tyrannosaurids - which lived much earlier - were already lost in the common forefather of T.rex, the team wrote in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters.'Our discovery of fossilised scaly skin similar to that of modern reptiles on the bodies of a wide variety of tyrannosaur species (including T. paints a more traditional scaly-skinned picture of these huge predators,' they wrote in a press summary.Researchers studied skin patches of the neck, pelvis and tail of a T.rex (pictured) from the Houston Museum of Natural Science, as well as samples from four other members of the extended tyrannosaurid family The team concluded that 'extensive feather coverings' in tyrannosaurids - which lived much earlier - were already lost in the common forefather of T.Unlike its fluffy ancestors, Tyrannosaurus rex lost all its feathers because it was too warm.
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A bizarre new craze sees stars looking to an unlikely source of inspiration for their poses - the Tyrannosaurus rex.
Paleontologists believe the first birds appeared 150 million years ago and were descendants of small feathered dinosaurs.
For the new study, an international team of scientists led by the University of New England tracked down museum samples of skin from T.
Celebrities including singer Zendaya (pictured) are artfully holding the hands near the face, placed on the chin or on the hair, or even on the head with gently curled fingers in a pose that closely resembles the dinosaur's arms Explaining her favourite poses the blogger, who has who has more than 14 million followers across her social media accounts, said: 'I like to call the first one T Rex Hands.