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Tarbosaurus

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Tarbosaurus is very like Tyrannosaurus.

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Pronounced
TAR-bow-SORE-us
Meaning of name
alarming lizard
Length
  10m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(74 - 70 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China, Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Tyrannosauroidea, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurinae, Tarbosaurus
Named by
Maleev (1955)
Type species
bataar