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T. Rex would’ve had lips, Toronto paleontologist says

May 19, 2016

CTV News | May. 19, 2016

One of the world’s most famous predators, the fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex is typically shown baring dozens of sharp, jagged teeth – but a Toronto researcher says the carnivore likely had lips to cover them. Robert Reisz, a professor at the University of Toronto who specializes in vertebrate paleontology, says that contrary to what’s shown in movies and even museums, T. Rex and his fellow theropods would not have teeth that stick out even when their mouths are closed. Read more.