"Pinocchio Rex" Found; Dinosaur Sported Long Snout
Qianzhousaurus sinensis lived alongside its cousin T. rex.
It's no lie—a new tyrannosaur nicknamed "Pinocchio rex" has been unearthed in China, a new study says.
Formally described as Qianzhousaurus sinensis, the newfound dinosaur had a thin, long nose studded with tiny horns, a far cry from the short, muscular snout of its cousin Tyrannosaurus rex. (Related: "New Pygmy Tyrannosaur Found, Roamed the Arctic.")
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