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Fat-footed tyrannosaur parents couldn’t keep up with their skinnier offspring, fossil footprints reveal – The Conversation AU

So how accurate is the T. rex’s running speed in that famous Jurassic Park jeep-chase scene?

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Tyrannosaurus rex is perhaps the most famous of all dinosaurs. It and its closest kin, a group referred to as tyrannosaurs, have been embedded in popular culture as powerful and mobile predators.
Consider the below scene from the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park; an adult T. rex chases down a speeding Jeep much to the thrill of the audience.
The 1993 Jeep chase scene from Jurassic Park remains an iconic movie moment.
But Jeeps and fanciful theme parks aside, are these depictions realistic?
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