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Vigorous Youth for Tyrannosaurs

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Science  14 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5784, pp. 158
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5784.158a

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On page 213 of this issue of Science, researchers report that juvenile tyrannosaurs enjoyed a survival rate unmatched by that of many modern vertebrates--humans excepted. But as soon as puberty hit, life got rough. (Read more.)