Not to be petted!
Paleontologists have discovered a dog-sized ancestor to the T.Rex in New Mexico’s fossil-rich Ghost Ranch. The remains of the dinosaur, named Tawa Hallae, were discovered when hikers noticed exposed bone poking out of the ground. Now fully unearthed and in fantastic condition for a creature which had hollow bones (hollow bones tend to be crushed easily), Tawa stands at a length of two metres (tail included) and pre-dates the T.Rex and Velocirapter, dated to the late triassic period. This is being viewed as a big find in the paleontology community however, as it supports a theory that when a single super continent existed, named Pangaea, dinosaurs arose out of the area that is now South America.