“Bigger than Sue”, the maximum size of Tyrannosaurus rex and evidence supporting the existence of individuals, which exceed FMNH PR 2081 in size and weight.
I would like to thank Dr. David W.E Hone, Nicholas R. Longrich, Peter L. Larson, and Scott A. Williams as through email correspondence they greatly assisted in collection of accurate information regarding the specimens used in this study. I would also like to thank Franoys on DeviantArt for providing the skeletal references used to make the silhouettes for the size comparisons. Franoy’s work regarding weight estimates have also been cited.
Disclaimer: Reference to specific specimens of Tyrannosaurus rex using the gender pronouns of either he/she is purely for simplicity sake and does not refer to the actual sex of the animal as currently the sex of none of the specimens referenced has been identified.