Skeletons of a teenage Tyrannosaurus rex and a fully grown Triceratops horridus will be coming to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences!
“The predator and prey were buried together in a single event some 67 million years ago, but there is a ton that remains unknown about the fossils. According to the museum, the T. rex fossil is the only known 100 percent complete specimen ever found. The triceratops fossil is similarly well preserved.”
In 2021, the museum will begin construction on the exhibit, which will be located on the ground floor of the Nature Research Center. The Dueling Dinosaurs are expected to go on exhibit in the summer of 2022.
“They also say it’s possible the fossils will reveal the stomach contents of the animals at the time of their deaths, which happened about 1 million years before the mass extinction of the dinosaurs.”
Read more about the dinosaurs here!