T Rex Dinosaur Toe Claw

$29.00

Paleontologists originally thought that T. rex had three claws, but later determined that it only had two. Tyrannosaurus Rex used their crescent shaped talons or claws to slash prey at close proximity, which inflicted mortal wounds to their prey.

Description

T Rex Dinosaur Toe Claw Replica is of museum quality and cast in durable polyurethane resins. This fine T Rex Toe Claw will thrill any dinosaur lover and collector! Measures 9 inches. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Tyrannosaurus rex. Giant 9 inch element from the toe of one of the largest dangerous predatory dinosaurs. Cretaceous Montana and Alberta. Our precise claw can be used as a teaching tool, museum claw exhibit, home décor claw, or office décor claw.

Dinosaur fossil replica from the Cretaceous Hell Creek formation, Jordan, Montana. This skull is on display in Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, California USA. Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the largest of predatory dinosaurs. Some individuals measured as much as 42 ft. (12.8 meters long) and were up to 13 feet (4 m) tall at the hip, with a skull more than 5 feet (1.5) long. Time: 67-66 million years ago, Late Cretaceous, Lived: North America, Canada.

The name Tyrannosaurus rex means “king of the tyrant lizards”: “tyranno” means tyrant in Greek; “saurus” means lizard in Greek, and “rex” means “king” in Latin.

T. rex was a member of the Tyrannosauroidea family of huge predatory dinosaurs with small arms and two-fingered hands. T. rex fossils are found in western North America, from Alberta to Texas.

The largest and most complete T. rex skeleton ever found was nicknamed Sue, after its discoverer, paleontologist Sue Hendrickson. Measurements of Sue suggest T. rex was one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs to ever live, coming in at up to 13 feet tall at the hips and 40 feet long.

Paleontologists originally thought that T. rex had three claws, but later determined that it only had two. Tyrannosaurus Rex used their crescent shaped talons or claws to slash prey at close proximity, which inflicted mortal wounds to their prey.

Shop More Museum Quality Dinosaur Claws in Dinosaur Claw Store

Additional information

Weight 3.5 lbs
Dimensions 9 in
Tyrannosaurus Rex Facts

Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 72.7–66 Ma
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Family: †Tyrannosauridae
Subfamily: †Tyrannosaurinae
Clade: †Tyrannosaurini
Genus: †Tyrannosaurus
Osborn, 1905
Type species: †Tyrannosaurus rex