This is the Most Beat Up Dinosaur Ever Discovered

This is the Most Beat Up Dinosaur Ever Discovered
Dilophosaurus wetherilli (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)

Injuries are common in the fossilized remains of dinosaurs, but the recent discovery of a severely roughed-up skeleton in Arizona establishes a new record for the most bone injuries sustained by a single theropod. This guy got wrecked.

The dinosaur in question belongs to a species of theropod called Dilophosaurus wetherilli. These creatures lived about 193 million years ago during the early Jurassic Period, and were among the largest carnivores of their time. A fully mature adult measured around 20 feet (6 meters) long and weighed as much as 1,100 pounds (500 kg). In addition to their impressive size, dilophosaurus were known for a pair of cranial crests and a notch behind the first row of teeth, giving the beasts a…

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