It is one of the largest carnivores that ever lived, armed with fearsome claws and up to 60 razor-sharp teeth. In the Cretaceous period, about 66 million years ago, tyrannosaurs and their relatives populated large parts of the world. However, skeletons of the most well-known species of T. rex can only be found in certain rock formations in North America, where primeval bones repeatedly come to light as a result of weathering. Treasures of incredible value are then within reach of anyone who can read the language of the rock.

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