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More science news! A duckbill dinosaur was found with a trex tooth in it. Yes - Trex was a predator, so no rewrite of Jurassic park is needed.

"You see ‘Jurassic Park,’ and you see T. rex as this massive hunter and killer, as incredibly vicious. But scientists have argued for 100 years that he was too big and too slow to hunt prey and that he was probably a scavenger, an animal that feeds only on dead things," University of Kansas paleontologist David Burnham said.
Burnham and researcher Robert DePalma got what Burnham described as his “lucky break” when they found the fossil of a duckbill dinosaur’s tail with a tooth in it.”
(via Researchers say tooth proves T. rex was predator - CNN.com)

More science news! A duckbill dinosaur was found with a trex tooth in it. Yes - Trex was a predator, so no rewrite of Jurassic park is needed.

"You see ‘Jurassic Park,’ and you see T. rex as this massive hunter and killer, as incredibly vicious. But scientists have argued for 100 years that he was too big and too slow to hunt prey and that he was probably a scavenger, an animal that feeds only on dead things," University of Kansas paleontologist David Burnham said.

Burnham and researcher Robert DePalma got what Burnham described as his “lucky break” when they found the fossil of a duckbill dinosaur’s tail with a tooth in it.”

(via Researchers say tooth proves T. rex was predator - CNN.com)

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Dinosaur Lesson plans and activities

At the end of the school year it can be tough to keep kids attention. The Dinosaur is a perfect topic to hinge around as you work through the end of the year. Doing an archaeological dig in a pail or behind the school is a lot of fun. You can do dino math or other things as well. Here are some ideas.

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