Text and logo of nature.ca. Canadian Museum of Nature. Text: Explore Nature!
Text: Our Amazing Treasures. Photo of a diamond. Collage of images: photo of a skull of Daspletosaurus torosus CMNFV 8506; illustration of a burying beetle, Nicrophorus sayi; photo of purple saxifrage, Saxifraga oppositifolia.
Introduction Animals Fossils Minerals Plants & Lichens Français

Daspletosaurus torosus

Larger Image

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.


<In the Museum

    A life-sized model of Daspletosaurus torosus.
Amazing Story
What's in a name?
Where in the world?
Collectors' tips
In the Museum
Larger Image

© nature.ca

Comments or Questions?