Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Fact of the Day: Tyrant Dinosaur

The legendary dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus Rex's name is derived from the Greek words for "tyrant" and "lizard". Rex comes from the Latin word for "king". 

21 comments:

  1. I thought it was roughly translated as "Terrible lizard king". Guess you learn something every day

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  2. I'm glad they're not around today.

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  3. Great fact!
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  4. He still has silly arms!

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  5. I agree with the person above: That's perfect!

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  6. 'Tyrant' and 'Lizard'....some kings were that :)

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  7. Logical this name.I will never forget.Kisses :-)

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  8. Scary fact! I love to walk around the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum and see all of the replicas and fossils.

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  9. when my son was a child he loved Tyrannosaurus Rex and still I think he loves so:)

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  10. One of my favorite dinosaurs!

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