|T. rex: Walk like a tank, or sprint like a chicken?|
This short Why Files piece is about a recent discovery concerning the Tyrannosaurus rex. It presents evidence, based on biomechanics, that suggests that this dinosaur was not a fast runner, as once thought.
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Copyright 2002, University of Wisconsin, Board of Regents.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-110
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Author: David Tenenbaum
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