To Move Past Hand-Waving Theories, Scientists Disarm Sue the T. rex

Sue, the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex fossil housed at Chicago’s Field Museum, measures 13 feet tall from the ground to the top of her hip — a grown man balancing on another man’s shoulders, arms fully outstretched, would barely reach the top.

But in terms of reach, an average human arm just about matches the length of Sue’s. Relative to her colossal body, that makes Sue’s arms small – puzzlingly small. So small that the dinosaur couldn’t scratch her own face, says Bill Simpson, a collections

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