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Gorgosaurus
GOR-go-SAWR-us, “fierce lizard”

Gorgosaurus was one of the tyrannosaurid dinosaurs. Tyrannosaurids were ferocious carnivores and occasional scavengers, with a preference for plant-eating “duck-billed” dinosaurs. They used their jaws to grip-and-rip large chunks of meat that were swallowed whole. Juveniles and adults may have lived and hunted together in packs.

Skeletal replica:
Who  Gorgosaurus libratus
When  75 million years ago
Where  southeastern Alberta

Dinosaurs, which lived on land, have not been found in Manitoba, where most sedimentary deposits formed in the sea.

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