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Unformatted text preview: series. Spinosaurus , the voracious carnivore of Jurassic Park III was an African member of this group. In addition to the carnivores, Cretaceous sauropods existed, although diminished in size and abundance from their Jurassic forebearers. Perhaps no other dinosaur has inspired as many plush toys, tattoos, and awe as Tyrannosaurus rex . Sporting six inch long serrated teeth T. rex was a meat-eating machine. Tyrannosaurs ranged from 10-14 meters in length and weighed in at an estimated 5-7 tons, and were restricted to North America during the latest part of the Cretaceous period. The most famous T. rex , and possibly the most complete skeleton, was dubbed Sue. This fossil was the object of protracted legal fight before being sold to a group of Chicago Field Museum supporters for a reported $7 million. Sue is now on exhibit at that museum....
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