T Rex Facts

T Rex Facts
T-Rex had short arms with two claws on each.
He used them as hooks to hang on to his prey. Ouch!

T Rex Facts

Check out our t rex facts for children and enjoy a wide range of interesting information about this incredible dinosaur.

Name Means
“Tyrant lizard” T-Rex is short for “Tyrannosaurus rex
Predator dinosaur
Lived When
(70 million years ago)
Up to 7 1/2 tons
12-13 feet tall at hips (the hips would have been twice as tall as a tall man!
Up to 43 feet
Massive jaws with 50 to 60 blade-like teeth, some up to 9 inches long!
Open woodland


T-Rex’s head was about 5 feet long. Its skull had holes in it which made it lighter and easier to carry around.

T-Rex was known as one of the best famous dinosaurs, but it didn’t live all that long. T-Rex came along just before the dinosaurs became extinct.

You can see T-Rex photos with a stretched out tail  behind him. He needed to do this for balance.

T-Rex  was considered as a very good sense of smell dinosaur.

When T-Rex wanted to run, he was able going 20 miles in an hour and could cover 15 feet in one step!

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Q: Do scientists know what color T-Rex was?

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