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Hallan en China un ancestro del T-rex infographic
Graphic shows details of theropod Linhenykus.

Hallan en China un ancestro del T-rex

January 24, 2011 - Researchers have discovered a cousin of today’s birds which was also a tiny ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Named Linhenykus monodactylus, it lived 84 to 75 million years ago during the Upper Cretaceous period.

PUBLISHED: 24/01/2011; STORY: Duncan Mil; PICTURES: National Academy Sciences