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‘Reaper of death’: Fearsome new dinosaur species discovered in Alberta. Via the Calgary Herald:
Tyrannosaurs were large meat-eating dinosaurs that walked on two legs and had short arms, two fingers and massive skulls with dagger-like teeth. Tyrannosaurus rex is the most famous in this group.
Jared Voris was examining skull fragments stored in a drawer at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller as part of his masters thesis when he noticed features not seen in other tyrannosaur specimens. The most obvious were prominent vertical ridges along the upper jaw line.
“We’d find one feature, and then we’d find another, and then it would just kind of cascade into finally understanding that this was something completely different than what we’d seen before,” said Voris, who is now working on his PhD in paleontology at the University of Calgary.
Voris, 25, said “it’s definitely a weird feeling” to make a big discovery so early in his career.
He figures the beast could have been about eight metres long with an 80-centimetre skull.
“It would have been quite an imposing animal,” he said. “It definitely would have caused some panic.”
Texas Tech Track and Field
Another ✌️ days of wild action at the SPC.
Right around the corner! 📰⬇️
— Texas Tech Track & Field (@TexasTechTF) February 12, 2020
Texas Tech Golf
A pair of top-10 rankings as we continue our spring schedule at The Prestige next week.
— Texas Tech Men’s Golf (@TexasTechMGolf) February 12, 2020
Solid showing in Puerto Rico puts us at No. 24 in this week’s @Golfstat rankings!
— Texas Tech Women’s Golf (@TexasTechWGolf) February 12, 2020
Texas Tech Softball
We’ve got a competitive week ahead. The @SPCEliteInvite begins 𝐓𝐎𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐑𝐎𝐖!
— Texas Tech Softball (@TexasTechSB) February 13, 2020
.@erinedmoundson says we’re just getting started. Check out what else she has to say in this week’s chapter of 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫𝐬’ 𝐉𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐥!
— Texas Tech Softball (@TexasTechSB) February 12, 2020
Lady Raider Basketball
— Lady Raider WBB (@LadyRaiderWBB) February 13, 2020
Texas Tech Baseball
‘Twas the last Wednesday before season…#WallpaperWednesday
— Texas Tech Baseball (@TTU_Baseball) February 12, 2020
Texas Tech Basketball
Jahmi’us Ramsey’s Mother Needs Some Help. Jahmi’us Ramsey’s mother lost most of her possessions in a fire at her home. This GoFundMe was established by Jonathan Botros, who is a senior associate athletic director for Texas Tech. You can also donate at any Texas Tech Federal Credit Union.
This week, Falisha Bryant (mother of Jahmi’us Ramsey) suffered a devastating fire at her home. The impact is being assessed, but indications are that Falisha has lost most of her possessions.
— Texas Tech Basketball (@TexasTechMBB) February 13, 2020