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Sorry, Jurassic Park chase fans! New study finds T-Rex wasn’t known for its sprinting skills – SYFY WIRE

By now we’ve all committed to memory the wild scene in 1993’s Jurassic Park where a rampaging Tyrannosaurus rex is chasing down a gas-powered Jeep on Isla Nublar,…

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By now we’ve all committed to memory the wild scene in 1993’s Jurassic Park where a rampaging Tyrannosaurus rex is chasing down a gas-powered Jeep on Isla Nublar, with the vehicle’s side mirror indicating that “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”
For decades, the consensus between paleontologists was that T. rex was a fast runner and capable of open-ground speeds up to 30 miles-per-hour, which is near sprinting mode for the gold medal-winning Olympian Usain Bolt.
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