Southern 'cousin' of T. rex found

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Scientists have found the first evidence that tyrannosaur dinosaurs - relatives of the famous T. rex - existed in the southern hemisphere.

Previously, tyrannosaurs had only been known from fossil finds in northern continents, the team of researchers write in Science journal.

Now, a hip bone found in Australia has been identified as belonging to a southern relative of T. rex.

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Greg L Reinders - 3/27/2010

Put him on the census form, too.