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Tyrannosaurus Rex by SameerPrehistorica Tyrannosaurus Rex by SameerPrehistorica
The "Tyrant lizard King" is the best known of all Dinosaurs.It is one of the largest meat-eating Dinosaurs, at a length of upto 40 feet and weighing 6 - 8 tonnes.
It's head and neck were so powerful with teeth the size of bananas, that is the largest tooth of any carnivorous Dinosaur measuring up to 12 inches (30 cm) in length.However there was one T.Rex found with some teeth up to 13 inch (33 cm) long.
         It is the most famous of all the Dinosaurs or all the prehistoric animals for that matter.



Reference - www.tyrannus-rex.proboards.com…
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grisador Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2015
Awesome work !

Feathers are a very nice detail :)
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acepredator Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015
I'd think Brontosaurus excelsus is more famous.
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CrashBandicoot2015 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015   Filmographer
t-rex he can up to 13m and 8-9 tonnes
i like ur feather model  he looks cool 
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Hobbyist
Not sure about 9 tonnes. Thanks,this black version is suppose to be the second T.Rex i wanted to make someday but i made it first and recently only i made the brown one which i am suppose to make longtime before.Anyway,i do like the black version but the brown version is cooler than this.  sameerprehistorica.deviantart.…
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CrashBandicoot2015 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015   Filmographer
your welcome but i think he can up to 9 or 8,5 tonnes 
sue looks bigger than gigantosaurs m.youtube.com/watch?v=iOExU-ME…
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AleksaBG Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
Feathers... I like it#1 
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist
Thanks
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acepredator Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015
Definitely predator. There are no terrestrial scavengers, because they would all starve to death.
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist
Yes,it should be a Predator and many predators can hunt as well as scavenge.
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acepredator Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
So sick of people saying (insert animal here) was a predator. No large flightless animal can be a scavenger.
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Syphonodon Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
There's no such thing as an "obligate predator" either. All predators scavenge to some degree.
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ForbiddenParadise64 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015
Unless of course you're metazoica arguing about cheetahs and her creatures ;D 
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acepredator Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
Yes, but since they don't get the opportunity often, they have to hunt, making them obligate predators.
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Jdailey1991 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
All predators make every opportunity.  There is no such thing as "obligate" in vertebrate ecology.
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CrashBandicoot2015 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015   Filmographer
in this link www.tyrannus-rex.proboards.com… gigantosaurs looks stranger in his back i know gigantosaurs was longer than sue but not bigger
anyway nice model but i hope if you can update your rex for 2015
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist
Yes,it's body looks strange and there is some problem with Spino but a good drawing overall. I have given feathers for this black version,however i did made another one which is in the Megafauna image.
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CrashBandicoot2015 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015   Filmographer
but the featherhead t-rex is not 100%100 real because there fossils for t-rex skin it's kind like crocodile skin
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist
While there is no direct evidence for Tyrannosaurus Rex having had feathers,new Dinosaur was Discovered which was T. Rex Cousin that had Feathers.So some people using feathers for T.Rex is not like 100% wrong.Who knows..May be the younger ones only had or may be the adults also had few feathers like in this image or more feathers like you would have noted in other images.
         
As you can see,i didn't used more feathers.Only on the top of the body and it does look cool. But for Nanuqsaurus, i will give more feathers because that tyrannosaur was discovered in Alaska.
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CrashBandicoot2015 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015   Filmographer
feathers on top body looks great it's kind like a dragon style
I agree with you
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mark0731 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Why the old 42 ft long estimate is appeared here? It was came from the old estimation, wich have too long tail. And I think your previous weight estimates (6.5 tonnes for 40 ft long Tyrannosaurus, 7 tonnes for 43 ft long Giganotosaurus, 8 tonnes for 45 ft long Carcharodontosaurus and 11 tonnes for 52/53 ft long Spinosaurus) are far the best weight estimates for the 4 Kings I have ever seen, much bettter than that ranges. 
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist
42 or 43 ft long / 9 or 10 tonnes can be for large individuals.
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Rhinos-Rule Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Really? I've never herd of any t-rex bigger than 40 ft. Sue's the biggest and she's 40 ft long and weighs 9 tonnes. Can A Tyrannosaurus really measure 43 ft long and weigh over 10 tonnes or is this another estimation I should ignore. Because I've herd tall tails for over exaggerated size estimates for Theropods like they've say Carcharodontosaurs weighed 15 tonnes, if that's so, that's not average and it probably weighed around 7-8 tonnes while Giganotosaurus was 43 or 45 ft long and weighed 7-8 tonnes maybe more and had a maxed out size of 13 tonnes. And Spinosaurus may have had a maximum size of 59 ft and 16-20 tonnes or so. 
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist
Perhaps 10 tonnes is wrong ,but may be 9 tonnes at max.The Carcharodontosaurs and Giganotosaurus are either in similar size or may be one of them slightly bigger than the other.Both of them are in the 7 - 8 tonne range. 15 tonnes for Carcharodontosaurs and 20 tonnes for Spinosaurus seems very wrong.In old estimates also,10 - 11 tonne was legit average weight for Spino and now it is reduced as well which is equal to those above Carcharodontosaurids.

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Probably there never was a theropod which could weigh 20 tonnes. Spinosaurus certainly didn't weigh as much as the Paraceratherium or some average Sauropod.
         Those giant theropods have to catch prey,have to move somewhat faster.10 - 12 tonnes seems to be legit max weight for them.However we don't if Spinosaurus,Carcharodontosaurs and Giganotosaurus would have weighed max at 10 - 12 tonnes.
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Rhinos-Rule Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015
And just how heavy is Paraceratherium respectively? Because I thought you said Spinosaurus had a maximum weight of 10-12 tonnes and Paraceratherium is right between that size, he's 11 tonnes. So that means Spinosaurus and maybe other Theropods could reach him on max.
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mark0731 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
Wich large individuals? The largest known T. rex is Sue, and it is 40 ft long.
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist
I remember as 42 ft reading somewhere before longtime. Here is the main site where it says 42 ft. However there it also says the hip is 13 ft high which is wrong.

www.fieldmuseum.org/at-the-field/exhibitions/sue-t-rex
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mark0731 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
And what is your opinion about the weight estimates? I wrote my opinion down about it.
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Edited Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist
I mentioned as 7 - 9 tonnes here and i want to say that different people use different estimates.Not everyone is going to agree with a same thing and i'm tired of seeing comments from some people who claim as their estimates are accurate.Well,no estimates for partially found extinct animals can be 100 % accurate and i don't take these things seriously.
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mark0731 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014
Well, that is another point for me to hate T. rex fanboys. 
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mark0731 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Yes, that was the old estimation. Based on the new estimations Sue is 40 ft long.
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WDGHK Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
T rex is just naturally awesome,no matter the circumstances.

I like that he hs a red head,since as relatives to avians male therapods likely had bright and outlandish colors for display.
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River-rex Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Student Artist
Excellent job, but this T.rex is a bit undersized.
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RobotsinBlack Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Student General Artist
seems right to me
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River-rex Featured By Owner Edited Aug 31, 2014  Student Artist
Seems a bit small or short to me. Based entirely on the T.rex specimens I've seen. 
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mark0731 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
No.
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River-rex Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Student Artist
(Yes: D.
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TrefRex Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
Tyrannosaurus Rex is really my favorite dinosaur! :)
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist
hmm..i can see that. I will add feathers to this T.Rex someday.
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HewyToonmore Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
You got the hands wrong. T-Rex never held its hands like that and didn't curl its fingers.
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist
Used from some reference image as well as i have seen in some videos.
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HewyToonmore Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
Well, the hands are wrong. My brother is a dinosaur nut so that's how I know.
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Justisaurus Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Very nicely done! This is probably the most realiztic Tyrannosaurus I've seen since Jurassic Park, and the Iguana skin texture is awesome! :) One thing I'd like to point out, though, is Sue was closer to being around 13 meters in length and she would've weighed over 9 tons in recent studies, in fact our very own :iconscotthartman: did some analysis and proved she weighed more than both the holotype Giganotosaurus specimen and the supposedly larger incomplete one based only from half a jaw. That pretty much places her and T. rex alike ahead of Giganotosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus in largest size. I won't add in larger than Sue specimens such a MOR-008, otherwise it'd just get a bit too complicated.
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Giganotosaurinae Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
Sue was like 12.3 m long.

I wouldn't call Sue bigger, it's heavier only by 200 kg, wich are meaningless in two 8 t animals. Both are roughly the same size.
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Justisaurus Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I honestly don't understand what studies were made that caused scientists feel as though Sue was half a meter shorter than previously thought, besides the fact that the Field Museum's official site still claims it to be 12.8 meters.

When I said "bigger", I meant in mass. Actually, recent studies show Sue may have weighed anywhere from 8 to over 9.5 tons, besides a comparison study made by Scott Hartman that shows Sue was larger than even the supposedly larger fragmentary Giganotosaurus specimen.
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Giganotosaurinae Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
Well, Field Museum is simply wrong; both Hartman and Hutchinson pointed out a 12.3 m figure for "Sue". 12.8 m is simply outdated, because old Sue's legs and tail were too long.

Hartman shown that "Sue" was close to 8,400 kg and MUPCv-95 close to 8,200 kg. That's not a big difference if you ask me.
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Justisaurus Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I'm still a little skeptical about those changes though, especially since there haven't been too many specific published documents describing the research that was done on it, not saying Hartman and Hutchinson aren't reliable, because clearly they are. I just wish their was more documentation on the study that decided that. Besides, T. rex more than likely had the potential to reach ~13 m.

That's kinda more around its lower weight estimates though, I've found quite a few sources describing Sue as topping 9.5 tons or more, one of Hutchinson's studies being one of them. I can provide them to you if you want further indication.
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Giganotosaurinae Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
By the same logic, I can claim that Hartman's MUPCv-95 is light, because Mazzetta in 2004 said that it topped at 9-10 t.

'Sue' is 12.3 m, 12.8 m is outdated, they claimed this when they gave 'Sue' a very long tails. If you use a 12.8 m 'Sue', I can claim that MUPCv-95 is 13.5-14 m long. I know, it's outdated (Mortimer estimated 13.5 m over 10 years ago, and the 14 m thing comes from some old recostructions made by GS Paul), but 12.8 m for 'Sue' is outdated, too. MOR008 may have been closer to 13 m at roughly 12.6-12.8 m long, but it was more gracile than 'Sue', thus it was as heavy or eventually slighty smaller.
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Justisaurus Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Well the difference between my claim and yours is that Hutchinson's study is less than three years old, while Mazzetta's is over a decade old.

Alright, I guess I can't continue to support Sue being 12.8 meters, but MOR-008 proves that T. rex was capable of growing to lengths like that, and it likely did weigh around the same since it was a bit more slender in build than Sue. 
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FeatheredDino Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014
Yes, but both are older than Hartman's estimates. If you use Hartman's Giganotosaurus, you should use even Hartman's use, as both were estimated following the same method.
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist
Thank you..
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