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Tiny T. rex-like tyrants

Fossil find suggests peculiar features weren’t limited to the biggest dinosaurs

2:33pm, September 17, 2009

A miniature version of Tyrannosaurus rex is throwing a bone to paleontologists interested in how the king of dinosaurs evolved.

The newly discovered species, called Raptorex kriegsteini, lived tens of millions of years before

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