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059--GORGOSAURUS LIBRATUS

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GORGOSAURUS LIBRATUS
"Balanced Fierce Lizard"
Lambe, 1914
Length: 9m (30ft)
Weight: 2.4 tonnes (2.6 tons)
Location: Alberta, Canada
Era: Campanian age, upper Cretaceous (75 million years ago)

Classification:
Dinosauria
Saurischia
Theropoda
Tetanurae
Avetheropoda
Coelurosauria
Tyrannosauroidea
Tyrannosauridae
Albertosaurinae

Notes:
Gorgosaurus is the best represented Tyrannosaurid in the fossil record, and the second best represented large theropod, second only to the unbeatably ubiquitous Allosaurus.

Synonyms:
Albertosaurus libratus Lambe, 1914
Deinodon libratus Lambe, 1914
Gorgosaurus sternbergi Matthew & Brown, 1923
Deinodon sternbergi Matthew & Brown, 1923
Albertosaurus sternbergi Matthew & Brown, 1923
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CrynosurStudent Digital Artist
It’s beautiful
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Love the colours on the Gorgosaurus.
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NazrindiHobbyist General Artist
It looks so pretty with all those red feathers along his back. Beautiful work!
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TheMorlockStudent General Artist
Awesome!
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Outstanding! He's all 'rockin' out' and roarin'!
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I love the "mane!"
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