Cole the Daspletosaurus measures:
10.5" L x 4" H
1:35 scientific reconstruction sculpture for display. NOT A TOY.
Daspletosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous period, around 77 to 74 million years ago. The name "Daspletosaurus" is derived from Greek words meaning "frightful lizard." These dinosaurs were part of the tyrannosaurid family and were closely related to the more famous Tyrannosaurus rex.
Here are some key features and characteristics of Daspletosaurus:
Size: Daspletosaurus was a large dinosaur, but it was smaller than Tyrannosaurus rex. Adults typically measured around 26 to 30 feet (8 to 9 meters) in length and weighed approximately 2 to 3.5 tons.
Physical appearance: Like other tyrannosaurids, Daspletosaurus had a large head with powerful jaws filled with sharp teeth. Its legs were relatively long, allowing it to move quickly and efficiently. They had two small, clawed arms but were not used for hunting.
Hunting and diet: Daspletosaurus was a carnivorous predator, and its diet primarily consisted of other dinosaurs and potentially smaller animals. It likely used its strong jaws and sharp teeth to take down its prey, delivering powerful bites to incapacitate or kill.
Fossils and discovery: The first fossils of Daspletosaurus were discovered in Canada, particularly in the Alberta region, where many other famous dinosaur discoveries have been made. Paleontologists have identified several species of Daspletosaurus, with the most well-known species being Daspletosaurus torosus.
Behavior: As with most dinosaurs, specific behaviors of Daspletosaurus are challenging to determine from fossils alone. However, it is believed that they were likely social animals that lived in groups or packs, hunting and cooperating together.
Daspletosaurus, along with other tyrannosaurids, played a crucial role in the Late Cretaceous ecosystems as apex predators, exerting significant influence on the food chain of their time. Studying these fascinating creatures helps paleontologists understand the dynamics of prehistoric environments and the evolutionary history of dinosaurs.
High detailed, realistic and exquisite.
Includes a transparent stand.
Product Name: Cole the Daspletosaurus
PNSO is a specialized organization devoted to Scientific Art creation and research. It was founded in Beijing on June 1, 2010, by Mr. ZHAO Chuang, a Scientific Artist, and Ms. YANG Yang, a science writer for children.
Hand Painted. Product Material: PVC
Product Code: PNSO-73