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Bone Study Shows T. rex Bulked Up With Massive Growth Spurt

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Science  13 Aug 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5686, pp. 930-931
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5686.930a

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Summary

Paleontologists have for the first time charted the colossal growth spurt that made Tyrannosaurus rex weigh 15 times as much as the largest carnivores living on land today.