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Daspletosaurus torosus

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Daspletosaurus torosus CMNFV8506.

The Daspletosaurus torosus specimen in display in the Talisman Energy Fossil Gallery is the type specimen. A few bones are replicas: the skull is too precious to put on display, and the legs were missing from the specimen.

 


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