Born To Prey: Watch T. Rex Come AliveTyrannosaurus rex roamed the Earth some 65 million years ago. In the century since the first skeleton was unearthed in Montana, our understanding of how the predator moved and behaved has evolved.
Tyrannosaurus rex roamed the Earth some 65 million years ago. In the century since the first skeleton was unearthed in Montana, our understanding of how the giant predator lived, moved and behaved has evolved. Watch the videos below to see the latest T. rex research in motion.
Source: Kent Stevens/University of Oregon, Scott Ernst/Vizme
Credit: Andrew Prince, Nelson Hsu/NPR
About The Animators
The digital T. rex above were created for NPR by computer scientist Professor Kent A. Stevens and physicist Dr. Scott Ernst. Stevens and Ernst combine paleontology and computer animation to create 3D dinosaurs for interactive Web applications, television and prominent natural history museums in New York, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles and Tokyo. Currently, they are reconstructing how sauropods may have walked based on trackways recently found in Switzerland.