A group of scientists believe meat-eating dinosaurs, like T-Rex, may not have had the menacing smile depicted in most movies like Jurassic Park.
Derek Larson, collections manager and researcher for paleontology at the Royal Museum, believes meat-eating dinos had lips which covered their teeth. Larsen, together with a team of scientists from around the world, published their findings in Science back in March.
Their findings have already changed how the public perceives the iconic T-Rex.
The study informed the design of the travelling exhibit “Sue: A T-Rex Experience,’ currently being exhibited at the Royal B.C Museum. Sue, a life-sized reconstruction of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, has lips.
The exhibit will be in Victoria until January.