Black Beauty: The Tyrannosaurus Rex Find.
 
Hunting Dinosaurs, p. 180   and p. 237 Photos by Louis Psihoyos
The T-rex displayed above left is Crownest Passes' own Black Beauty.  It is now housed in the
Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller.
It was named for it's dark magnesium-rich bones.
"Rex is the ten-thousand-pound roadrunner from hell."
                                                                                                                                   Bob Bakker, Hunting Dinosaurs, p. 103.
The photo on the right is an actual T-rex tooth.  It is serrated on both
the fore and aft edges.
Their teeth were constantly rejuvenated throughout their entire lives.
"After sixty-five million years you can still cut yourself on a T. rex tooth."
                                                                                                                                                         Terry Wentz in Hunting Dinosaurs, p. 236.
The T-rex lived during the Cretaceous period.
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