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Research Article

Cannibalism in Tyrannosaurus rex

  • Nicholas R. Longrich mail,

    nicholas.longrich@yale.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • John R. Horner,

    Affiliation: Museum of the Rockies, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

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  • Gregory M. Erickson,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

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  • Philip J. Currie

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Published: October 15, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013419
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Nicholas R. Longrich
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
John R. Horner
Museum of the Rockies, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America
Gregory M. Erickson
Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America
Philip J. Currie
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: nicholas.longrich@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NL JRH. Performed the experiments: NL JRH. Analyzed the data: NL JRH GME PC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JRH. Wrote the paper: NL GME.