Meet Scotty, the New T. Rex Heavyweight Champion of the World

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 06:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The mightiest Tyrannosaurus rex on record is a behemoth named Scotty, who — during its lifetime on Earth about 65 million years ago — weighed a honking 19,555 lbs. (8,870 kilograms), or about as much as 6.5 Volkswagen Beetles, a new study finds.

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